Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

Book - 2008
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Poet, playwright, novelist, and public figure, Langston Hughes is regarded as a cultural hero who made his mark during the Harlem Renaissance. A prolific author, Hughes focused his writing on discrimination in and disillusionment with American society. His most noted works include the novel ""Not Without Laughter"", the poem ""The Negro Speaks of Rivers,"" and the essay ""The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain"", to name just a few. ""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' life add further depth to this newly updated study tool.
Publisher: New York : Blooms Literary Criticism, c2008.
Edition: New ed.
ISBN: 9780791096123
Call Number: 818.5209 LANGSTON
Characteristics: vii, 247 p. ; 25 cm.
Subjects: Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation.
African Americans in literature.
Additional Contributors: Bloom, Harold


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Negroes - Sweet and docile, Meek, humble, and kind: Beware the day - They change their mind.

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Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.

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Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.

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It's such a Bore Being always Poor.

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I will not take "but" for an answer.

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I swear to the Lord, I still can't see, why Democracy means, everybody but me.

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I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.

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Humor is laughing at what you haven't got when you ought to have it.

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Hold fast to your dreams, for without them life is a broken winged bird that cannot fly.

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Beauty for some provides escape, who gain a happiness in eyeing the gorgeous buttocks of the ape or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.

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SAPPHIREBEAR15 Jun 14, 2012

The Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University holds the Langston Hughes papers (1862–1980) and the Langston Hughes collection (1924–1969) containing letters, manuscripts, personal items, photographs, clippings, artworks, and objects that document the life of Hughes. The Langston Hughes Memorial Library on the campus of Lincoln University, as well as at the James Weldon Johnson Collection within the Yale University also hold archives of Hughes' work.[citation needed]


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