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A bio-bibliography of Langston Hughes, 1920-1960

Donald C. Dickinson

A bio-bibliography of Langston Hughes, 1920-1960

by Donald C. Dickinson

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hughes, Langston, -- 1902-1967.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationxi, 292 leaves.
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16644712M

    Junior Great Books Series 4 (An interpretive Read, Write, Discuss Curr., First Semester) Langston Hughes $ - $ HUGHES, (JAMES) LANGSTON (1 Feb. May ), black poet, playwright, novelist, and lecturer, was born in Joplin, Mo. to James Nathaniel and Carrie M. (Langston) Hughes. He moved to Cleveland in , and began writing seriously while a student at CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL, where his efforts were encouraged by teachers and RUSSELL and ROWENA JELLIFFE of Playhouse .

    The Hardcover of the A Bio-Bibliography of Langston Hughes, by Donald C. Dickinson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! B&N Outlet . Langston Hughes and his World: A Centennial Celebration, a research conference at Yale University February , Note: A Website link will be available in future. Langston Hughes Festival, Joplin, Missouri - February 1, Dream Explosion: The fifth Annual Langston Hughes Black Poetry Festival, Florrisant, Missouri. April ,

    February 1, – Langston Hughes is regarded as one of the most significant American authors of the twentieth century. Foremost a poet, he was the first African-American to earn a living solely from his writings after he became established. Hughes’s papers are in the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Arnold Rampersad, The Life of Langston Hughes, vol. 1 () and vol. 2 (), and Faith Berry, Langston Hughes: Before and Beyond Harlem (), are the standard biographical treatments, to be supplemented by interesting glimpses in the correspondence included .


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A Bio-Bibliography of Langston Hughes,[Dickinson, Donald C.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Bio-Bibliography of Langston Hughes, Cited by: 5. Langston Hughes was the first black writer to be taken seriously by the general literary public, and with the current resurgence of interest in the evolution of black American writing, he continues to be a primary subject of study for scholars and students throughout the world.

This bio-bibliography is the first annotated collection of materials on Hughes's life and work, and compiler Thomas. A Bio-Bibliography of Langston Hughes, Excerpt. Even a dependable memory sometimes plays tricks, and often enough I have had to call mine to task. This has never been true, I hasten to add, when the subject was the life and works of Langston his.

Hughes, Langston Langston Hughes, photograph by Gordon Parks, Gordon Parks—OWI/Library of Congress, Washington, D.C. (LC-DIG-fsa-8d) Hughes 1920-1960 book African American literature and culture in works such as A Pictorial History of the Negro in America () and the anthologies The Poetry of the Negro () and The Book of Negro.

texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency A bio-bibliography of Langston Hughes, by Dickinson, Donald C. Publication date Topics Hughes, Langston,Hughes, Langston, PublisherPages: Biography: Introduction --Chronology of important events in the life of Langston Hughes --Early years, --The Harlem renaissance, --Prose and poetry of protest, --Mature years, --Conclusion --Foreign reception of Langston Hughes --Bibliography: Langston Hughes bibliography: an explanation --Bibliography.

Langston Hughes. Langston Hughes wrote from to In that time he wrote more than 60 books, including poems, novels, short stories, plays, children's poetry, musicals, operas, and autobiographies.

He was the first African American to support himself as a writer, and he wrote from his own experience. A Bio-bibliography of Langston Hughes by Dickinson, Donald C. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at "Langston Hughes: A Biography" by Milton Meltzer didn't strike me as any different than any other biography I've read.

When I picked up the book, I thought that it might be different, considering how rich of a life Langston Hughes had. I felt a little disappointed with how the book turned out/5(5). 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 : James Mercer Langston Hughes, February. A Bio-Bibliography of Langston Hughes, By Donald C. Dickinson Archon Books, Read preview Overview Mule Bone: Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston's Dream Deferred of an African-American Theatre of the Black Word By Manuel, Carme African American Review, Vol.

35, No. 1. Richard K. on Hughes: The Poet and His o: American Library Association. pp. Emily Bernard (editor).Remember Me To Harlem: The Letters of Langston Hughes and Carl Van Vechten, Langston Hughes Biography - - Langston Hughes Biography and List of Works - Langston Hughes Books COVID Update Biblio is open and shipping orders.

Russell Brooks, "A Bio-bibliography of Langston Hughes, Donald C. Dickinson, Arna Bontemps," The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Amer. Portrays the African American writer and man of letters Langston Hughes, his Midwest roots, his college days (already a recognized poet), his travels, permanent settlement in Harlem, and involvement in the Harlem Renaissance.5/5(1).

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.

Get this from a library. A bio-bibliography of Langston Hughes, [Donald C Dickinson]. Langston Hughes was a great African American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist (“The Biography of Langston Hughes”).

As a child, he grew up in the times of racial inequality. As a result, his poems often shared the recurring theme of hope, breaking free from racial inequality, and to strive for a better future.

On concluding his high school education, Langston Hughes took a train back to his father in Mexico inhoping that his father would identify his talent and provide for his further education.

It was in the course of this journey that he wrote the legendary poem ‘The Negro Speaks of Rivers’. A BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHY OF LANGSTON HUGHES Books shipped to a PA address are subject to the PA sales tax.

VAT and other international shipping fees are the responsibility of the buyer. For unclaimed packages all shipping charges will be retained by the seller. All books subject to prior sale. Born February 1,in Joplin, Missouri, Langston Hughes grew up and was educated in Lawrence, Kansas, and Cleveland, Ohio.

He briefly enrolled in Columbia University in New York inthe year that he published "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" in Crisis, a journal which was edited by W. E. B. Du Bois.LANGSTON HUGHES: AN UPDATED SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY THERMAN B.

O'DANIEL As the title indicates, this is an updated selected bibli-ography of Langston Hughes, not an attempt at a complete bibliography of the author. Within the space allotted, it attempts to update the selected Hughes bibliography found in Langston Hughes, Black Genius: A Critical.Enlarge Picture Born in Joplin, Missouri, James Langston Hughes was the great-great-grandson of Charles Henry Langston (brother of John Mercer Langston, the first Black American to be elected to public office).

He attended Central High School in Cleveland, Ohio, where he .