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Selected poems of Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

Selected poems of Langston Hughes

by Langston Hughes

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementdrawings by E. McKnight Kauffer.
ContributionsKauffer, E. McKnight 1890-
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 297 p. :
Number of Pages297
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17992099M
ISBN 100394404386
LC Control Number58010967

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With the publication of his first book of poems, The Weary Blues, inLangston Hughes electrified readers and launched a renaissance in black writing in America. The poems Hughes wrote celebrated the experience of invisible men and women: of slaves who "rushed the boots of Washington"; of musicians on Lenox Avenue; of the poor and the lovesick; of.

"Selected Poems of Langston Hughes" is a rich selection from several decades of this poet's work. Hughes () is a poet of many moods and voices. His work is at times mournful, humorous, sensuous, or ironic.

Many poems capture the rhythms of African-American vernacular by:   With the publication of his first book of poems, The Weary Blues, inLangston Hughes electrified readers and launched a renaissance in black writing in America. The poems Hughes wrote celebrated the experience of invisible men and women: of slaves who "rushed the boots of Washington"; of musicians on Lenox Avenue; of the poor and the lovesick; of losers in "the raffle of /5(10).

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For over 40 years, until his death inLangston Hughes captured in his poetry the lives of black people in the USA. Selected Poems is made up of Hughes' own choice of his poetry, published first in It includes all of Hughes' best known poems including 'The Negro Speaks of Rivers', 'The Weary Blues', 'Song for Billie Holiday', 'Black Maria', 'Magnolia Flowers', 'Lunch in a Jim Crow /5(8).

A list of poems by Langston Hughes. A poet, novelist, fiction writer, and playwright, Langston Hughes is known for his insightful, colorful portrayals of black life in America from the twenties through the sixties and was important in shaping the artistic contributions of the Harlem Renaissance.

Selected Poems () About book: As Beth and a few others have already touched on, Langston Hughes aided in the early breaking of barriers between whites and blacks in his field. He did this, I believe, by not closing himself off from whites or anyone “other than negroes,” as many other negro activists did in that time (almost understandably).

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Langston Hughes was a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance, the flowering of black intellectual, literary, and artistic life that took place in the s in a number of American cities, particularly Harlem. A major poet, Hughes also wrote novels, short stories, essays, and plays.

He sought to honestly portray the joys and hardships of working-class black lives, avoiding both sentimental. With the publication of his first book of poems, The Weary Blues, inLangston Hughes electrified readers and launched a renaissance in black writing in America.

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A collection of poems mainly dealing with the African American experience, written by the great. Langston Hughes. Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri, the second child of school teacher Carrie (Caroline) Mercer Langston and James Nathaniel Hughes (–).

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