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Langston Hughes - Wikipedia

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James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1902 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, ... Both of Hughes' paternal great-grandmothers were enslaved African Americans and ..... 1959), with m...

What were Langston Hughes' contributions to society? | Reference ...

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Langston Hughes contributed greatly to society with his poetry, books and plays. Hughes was also a columnist for the Chicago Defender. Many consider Hughes ...

Langston Hughes - Poet | Academy of American Poets - Poets.org

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Langston Hughes - Poet - A poet, novelist, fiction writer, and playwright, ... His life and work were enormously important in shaping the artistic contributions of the ...

Langston Hughes | Poetry Foundation

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Langston Hughes was first recognized as an important literary figure during the ... The Negro critics and many of the intellectuals were very sensitive about their ...

Biography - Langston Hughes, 1902-1967: The African-American ...

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Apr 12, 2008 ... Today we finish telling about the life of Langston Hughes, known as the ... A few of the writings he sent home were published, which helped ...

Langston Hughes biography: African-American history: Crossing ...

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(James) Langston Hughes began writing in high school, and even at this early age was ... Hughes lived in Mexico for the summer but he did not get along with his father. This conflict, though painful, apparently contributed to Hughes's maturity.

Hughes's Life and Career--by Arnold Rampersad - English

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Born in 1902 in Joplin, Missouri, Langston Hughes grew up mainly in ... His major early influences were Walt Whitman, Carl Sandburg, as well as the black poets ...

Langston Hughes – The Life, Times, Works as well as the impact of ...

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Nov 28, 2009 ... Langston Hughes stands as a literary and cultural translation of political ... and some of them that they were the rhythms of African dance and ...

Langston Hughes & the Harlem Renaissance: Poems of the Jazz ...

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Langston Hughes was a popular poet from the Harlem Renaissance. ... Hughes was writing, slavery had been over for 60 years, but blacks were still treated with  ...

Langston Hughes Biography - eNotes.com

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Langston Hughes contributed to the era by bringing the rhythm of jazz, the .... to and appreciation for African American culture and language and were often ...

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Langston Hughes - America's Story from America's Library

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Short illustrated profile, along with a timeline that shows major events which shaped the writer's life.

Langston Hughes - Poet, Playwright - Biography.com

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Jan 27, 2015 ... American poet, novelist and playwright Langston Hughes was a primary ... There were other little white kids, 6 and 7 years old, who picked up stones .... In the late 1940s, Hughes contributed the lyrics for a Broadway musical ...

Langston Hughes - Historic Missourians - The State Historical ...

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While born in Joplin, Missouri, on February 1, 1902, James Mercer Langston Hughes did not live in Missouri very long. His father abandoned the family when he ...