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Hughes, Langston 1902-1967

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Most widely held works by Langston Hughes
The collected poems of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes( Book )

61 editions published between 1994 and 2011 in English and held by 3,606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here, for the first time, is a complete collection of Langston Hughes's poetry - 860 poems that sound the heartbeat of black life in America during five turbulent decades, from the 1920s through the 1960s. The editors, Arnold Rampersad and David Roessel, have aimed to recover all of the poems that Hughes published in his lifetime - in newspapers, magazines, and literary journals, and in his books of verse. They present the poems in the general order in which Hughes wrote them, and also provide illuminating notes and a chronology of the poet's life. Arnold Rampersad, the author of the esteemed two-volume biography of Langston Hughes, has written a perceptive and moving introduction that throws light on Langston Hughes's distinctive voice as a poet and the world in which he lived
The dream keeper and other poems by Langston Hughes( Book )

69 editions published between 1932 and 2011 in English and held by 3,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of sixty-six poems, selected by the author for young readers, including lyrical poems, songs, and blues, many exploring the black experience
Not without laughter by Langston Hughes( Book )

118 editions published between 1930 and 2021 in 9 languages and held by 2,932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts a Black family's attempts to deal with life in a small Kansas town
Short stories by Langston Hughes( )

26 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a collection of stories written between 1919 and 1963 that follow Hughes' literary development and the growth of his personal and political concerns
The political plays of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes( )

11 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first scholar to offer a systematic study of Hughes' plays, Susan Duffy provides an informed introduction as well as a detailed analysis of each of the four plays. Duffy also establishes that De Organizer, a collaboration with noted jazz pianist and composer James P. Johnson (who also wrote its score) was indeed performed by the Labor Stage
Selected poems of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes( Book )

77 editions published between 1901 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: With the publication of his first book of poems, The Weary Blues, in 1926, Langston 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 night." They conveyed that experience in a voice that blended the spoken with the sung, that turned poetic lines into the phrases of jazz and blues, and that ripped through the curtain separating high from popular culture. They spanned the range from the lyric to the polemic, ringing out "wonder and pain and terror-- and the marrow of the bone of life." The poems in this collection were chosen by Hughes himself shortly before his death in 1967 and represent work from his entire career, including "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," "The Weary Blues," "Still Here," "Song for a Dark Girl," "Montage of a Dream Deferred," and "Refugee in America." It gives us a poet of extraordinary range, directness, and stylistic virtuosity
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
The ways of white folks by Langston Hughes( Book )

71 editions published between 1933 and 2011 in English and French and held by 2,327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In these acrid and poignant stories, Hughes depicted black people colliding--sometimes humorously, more often tragically--with whites in the 1920s and '30s
A pictorial history of the Negro in America by Langston Hughes( Book )

49 editions published between 1956 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "picture panorama, with text, of all axpects of American Negro life from African origins through slavey days to the present [integration efforts]. The pictures were collected ... from prints, engravings, woodcuts, photographs, paintings."
Five plays by Langston Hughes( Book )

24 editions published between 1963 and 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,047 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of plays by the twentieth century dramatist which portray and explain Negro life in America, especially in the urban world of Harlem
A pictorial history of Blackamericans by Langston Hughes( Book )

24 editions published between 1956 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Black history on the social, political, economic, and cultural fronts and includes over 1,000 pictures
My people by Langston Hughes( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,990 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hughes's spare yet eloquent tribute to his people has been cherished for generations. Now, acclaimed photographer Smith interprets this beloved poem in vivid sepia photographs that capture the glory, the beauty, and the soul of being a black American today
The best of Simple by Langston Hughes( Book )

53 editions published between 1957 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Langston Hughes's stories about Jesse B. Semple--first composed for a weekly column in the Chicago Defender and then collected in Simple Speaks His Mind, Simple Takes a Wife, and Simple Stakes a Claim--have been read and loved by hundreds of thousands of readers. In The Best of Simple, the author picked his favorites from these earlier volumes, stories that not only have proved popular but are now part of a great and growing literary tradition. Simple might be considered an Everyman for black Americans. Hughes himself wrote: " ... these tales are about a great many people--although they are stories about no specific persons as such. But it is impossible to live in Harlem and not know at least a hundred Simples, fifty Joyces, twenty-five Zaritas, and several Cousin Minnies--or reasonable facsimiles thereof." As Arnold Rampersad has written, Simple is "one of the most memorable and winning characters in the annals of American literature, justly regarded as one of Hughes's most inspired creations." Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri, went to Cleveland, Ohio, lived for a number of years in Chicago, and long resided in New York City's Harlem. He graduated form Lincoln University in 1929 and was awarded an honorary Litt. D. in 1943. He was perhaps best known as a poet and the creator of Simple, but he also wrote novels, biography, history, plays (several of them Broadway hits), and children's books, and he edited several anthologies. Mr. Hughes died in 1967
I, too, am America by Langston Hughes( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 1,857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the popular poem by one of the central figures in the Harlem Renaissance, highlighting the courage and dignity of the African American Pullman porters in the early twentieth century
Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes( Book )

13 editions published between 1964 and 2021 in 3 languages and held by 1,842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief profile of African American poet Langston Hughes accompanies some of his better known poems for children
Fight for freedom and other writings on civil rights by Langston Hughes( )

15 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 1,822 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soul looks back in wonder by Tom Feelings( Book )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 1,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artwork and poems by Maya Angelou, Langston Hughes, and Askia Toure portray the creativity, strength, and beauty of their African American heritage. After completing the stunning art for Soul Looks Back In Wonder, Tom Feelings approached stellar authors Maya Angelou, Margaret Walker, Walter Dean Myers, Lucille Clifton, among others. They wrote these inspired poems to pass on the heritage of strength, beauty, and creativity to today's African Americans--especially young people
The early simple stories by Langston Hughes( )

14 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best short stories by Negro writers : an anthology from 1899 to the present by Langston Hughes( Book )

44 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 1,777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 47 stories, 14 of which are published for the first time in this volume. Among the authors represented are Charles W. Chesnutt; Paul Laurence Dunbar; Zora Neale Hurston; Richard Wright; Willard Motley; Ralph Ellison; Frank Yerby; James Baldwin; Ronald Milner; Robert Boles; Alice Walker
The novels : Not without laughter, and, Tambourines to glory by Langston Hughes( )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The collected poems of Langston Hughes
The dream keeper and other poemsNot without laughterShort storiesThe political plays of Langston HughesSelected poems of Langston HughesAmerican poetry : the twentieth centuryThe ways of white folksFive plays
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Hiyūz, Lānkistūn 1902-1967

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‏יוז, לענגסטאנ.

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لانجستون هيوز

لانغستون هيوز

لانكستون هيوز، 1902-1967

لأنگستن هیۊز

لنقستون هیوز

لنگستون هیوز

لنگستون هیوز شاعر و نویسنده آمریکایی

لینگسٹن ہیوز

هيوز لانجستون، 1902-1967

هيوز، لانغستون

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휴스, 랭스턴 1902-1967

휴우즈, 랭스턴 1902-1967

휴즈, L. 1902-1967

휴즈, 랭스턴 1902-1967

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