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...
Short illustrated profile, along with a timeline that shows major events which
shaped the writer's life.
Feb 19, 2012 ... Langston Hughes is an important member of a group of poets commonly referred
to as part of the Harlem Renaissance. They came to ...
A poet, novelist, fiction writer, and playwright, Langston Hughes is known for ...
His life and work were enormously important in shaping the artistic contributions
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 (1902-1967) was an African-American poet, novelist, and
playwright. He remains beloved especially for his poetry, and is considered one
(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
Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri, in nineteen-oh-two. His parents
were separated. He spent most of his childhood with his grandmother in ...
Today we finish telling about the life of Langston Hughes, known as the poet
voice of ... He wrote about people whose lives were affected by racism and
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