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Langston Hughes and American lynching culture

Author: W Jason Miller
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Investigates the nearly three dozen poems written by Hughes on the subject of lynching to explore its varying effects on survivors, victims, and accomplices as they resisted, accepted, and executed  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes; Langston Hughes
Material Type: Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: W Jason Miller
ISBN: 9780813035338 0813035333 9780813041520 081304152X
OCLC Number: 705941657
Description: XIV, 168 Seiten
Contents: Introduction --
The red summer of 1919: finding reassurance --
The Scottsboro case and World War II America: poetic anger --
Negotiating censorship in the 1950s: lynching as analogy --
Poetry as counternarrative: retelling history.
Responsibility: W. Jason Miller.


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""A comprehensive study of the centrality of lynching to Hughes's artistic development, aesthetics, and activism. Scholars and general readers alike will find it a fascinating and indispensable Read more...

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