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Critical Companion to Langston Hughes

Monifa A. Love

Critical Companion to Langston Hughes

by Monifa A. Love

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Published by Facts on File .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American - General,
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages448
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11360625M
    ISBN 100816069654
    ISBN 109780816069651
    OCLC/WorldCa166383285

    Book The Panther and the Lash () From the publication of his first book in , Langston Hughes was America's acknowledged poet of color, the first to commemorate the experience--and suffering--of African-Americans in a voice that no reader, black or white, could fail to hear. CRITICAL COMPANION TO Maya Angelou is a comprehensive and up-to-date resource for students interested in this prolific poet. Coverage includes: A concise but thorough biography of Angelou; entries on all of Angelou's major works, including all six of her book-length autobiographies, her major poems and poetry collections, her major essays and essay .

    Langston Hughes (–67) was able to turn sophisticated and complex ideas into very simple language. A lifelong fan of jazz and blues, Hughes shared with musicians the gift of flow. His words could ride above you, breeze by or lift you like Aladdin's magic carpet. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. a Gale critical companion Item Preview William Stanley Braithwaite, Countee Cullen, W.E.B. Du Bois, Marcus Garvey, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Nella Larsen, Anne Spencer, Dorothy West. Entries also provide an annotated bibliography of further.

    James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, – ) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, moved to New York City as a young man, where he made his career. One of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry, Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance. James Mercer Langston Hughes was a Harlem Renaissance leader who is revered to this day as a columnist, playwright, activist, novelist, and poet of incredible contributions to American literature, and he is now considered one of the foremost commenters on the Harlem Renaissance and a pioneer of Jazz poetry.


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Langston Hughes, New Edition features compelling critical essays that create a well-rounded portrait of this great American writer. An introductory essay by Harold Bloom and a chronology tracing the major events in Hughes's life add further depth to Format: Hardcover.

This book is quick to praise Arnold Rampersad's two definitive biographies of Langston Hughes. Arnold Rampersad's extremely exhaustive research is represented here in CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES making this and excellent companion to the biographies for anyone able and willing to take time to read this book along side Rampersad's biographies.5/5(2).

Get this from a library. Langston Hughes: critical perspectives past and present. [Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; Anthony Appiah;] -- "Known by many as the "poet laureate of the American Negro" and by others as "Shakespeare in Harlem," Langston Hughes is one of America's most read and quoted poets.

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Langston Hughes (February 1, – ) records in The Big Sea: An Autobiography () his feelings upon first seeing Africa: “when I saw the dust-green hills in the sunlight, something took hold of me inside.

"Langston Hughes, although only twenty-four years old, is already conspicuous in the group of Negro intellectuals who are dignifying Harlem with a genuine art life It is, however, as an individual poet, not as a member of a new and interesting literary group, or as a spokesman for a race that Langston Hughes must stand or fall.

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Details *. Smethurst, James, “ Lyric Stars: Countee Cullen and Langston Hughes,” in The Cambridge Companion to the Harlem Renaissance: – Stephens, Michelle Ann, “ The Harlem Renaissance: The New Negro at Home and Abroad,” in Jarrett, Gene Andrew, ed.

Make Offer - Vintage Book N igger Heaven Carl Van Vechten Langston Hughes Octagon NY USA SIMPLE SPEAKS HIS MIND - FIRST EDITION BY LANGSTON HUGHES $ Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, short story writer, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form jazz poetry.

Hughes is best known for his work during the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that "Harlem was in vogue."4/5(3). Selected Bibliography. Poetry Collected Poems of Langston Hughes (Alfred A. Knopf, ) The Panther and the Lash: Poems of Our Times (Alfred A.

Knopf, ) Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz (Alfred A. Knopf, ) Montage of a Dream Deferred (Holt, ) One-Way Ticket (Alfred A. Knopf, ) Fields of Wonder (Alfred A.

Knopf, ) Freedom's Plow (Musette. Mullen, Edward J., ed. Critical Essays on Langston Hughes. Critical Essays on American Literature. Boston: G. Hall, E-mail Citation» Mainly a collection of reprints that, like Gates and Appiahincludes reviews of Hughes’s books, along with twelve articles (three of them new) to show the evolution of Hughes criticism since the.

The Langston Hughes Review, Vol. 11, No.1, Spring,pp. In this essay, "Hubbard discusses Hughes's observations on the mulatto and the culture of race as depicted in the short story "Father and Son.'" "A Review of The Sweet and Sour Animal Book and Black Misery." Critic: Veronica Chambers.

New York Times Book Review, February Langston Hughes(1 February – 22 May ) Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form jazz poetry.

Hughes is best known for his work during the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that "Harlem was in vogue. Langston Hughes and His Critics by Meta DuEwa Jones Few doubt the significance of Langston Hughes' presence in 20th-century Amer-ican literature. But how is this presence accounted for in criticism of his poetry.

The Harlem Renaissance novelist, Jessie Fauset, authored one of the earliest reviews of Hughes' debut collection, The Weary Blues (). Links: This web site is a companion to the book Langston Hughes in Lawrence, written by Denise Low and T.F. Pecore site features photos and descriptions of places that Hughes was associated with in the city of Lawrence, Kansas, and a discussion of his ancestry.

Langston Hughes, New Edition features compelling critical essays that create a well-rounded portrait of this great American writer. An introductory essay by Harold Bloom and a chronology tracing the major events in Hughes's life add further depth to this newly updated study tool.Langston Hughes is an important member of a group of poets commonly referred to as part of the Harlem Renaissance.

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