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MY DEAR BOY : carrie hughes's letters to langston hughes, 1926-1938.

Publisher: [Place of publication not identified], UNIV OF GEORGIA Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"My Dear Boy brings a largely unexplored dimension of Langston Hughes to light. Carmaletta Williams and John Edgar Tidwell explain that scholars have neglected the vital role that correspondence between Carrie Hughes and her son Langston-Harlem Renaissance icon, renowned poet, playwright, fiction writer, autobiographer, and essayist-played in his work. The more than 120 heretofore unexamined letters presented here  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Carrie Hughes; Langston Hughes; Carrie Hughes; Langston Hughes
Document Type: Book
ISBN: 082035385X 9780820353852
OCLC Number: 1005884220
Description: xxv, 199 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
Contents: Following Langston: A foreword by Nikky Finney --
Preface --
Abbreviations --
Chronology --
Prologue --
The letters: Dreams deferred, 1926-1929; Zenith and descent, 1930-1934; Things fall apart, 1935; Dear lovely death, 1936-1938 --
Coda --
Epilogue --
Second coda.

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Brings a largely unexplored dimension of Langston Hughes to light. Carmaletta Williams and John Edgar Tidwell explain that scholars have neglected the vital role that correspondence between Carrie  Read more...

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In this stunning collection of private correspondence to Langston Hughes from his mother, Carrie, Professors Carmaletta M. Williams and John Edgar Tidwell have bestowed a lavish gift on the global Read more...

 
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