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Langston Hughes

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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...

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.

What were Langston Hughes' major contributions to American ...

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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 ...

Langston Hughes | Academy of American Poets

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A poet, novelist, fiction writer, and playwright, Langston Hughes is known for ... His life and work were enormously important in shaping the artistic contributions  ...

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 in The 1920s - Shmoop

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Langston Hughes (1902-1967) was an African-American poet, novelist, and playwright. He remains beloved especially for his poetry, and is considered one of ...

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.

Biography - Langston Hughes, 1902-1967: The Poet Voice of ...

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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 ...

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

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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 sexual ...

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 ...

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Langston Hughes - Great Black Authors

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Langston Hughes is known as the African American poet, a legendary ... These places also contributed to Hughes special childhood. ... In his time, there were other black writers as well, but they weren't able to financially support themselves .

Langston Hughes - Poet, Playwright - Biography.com

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American poet, novelist and playwright Langston Hughes was a primary ... not too critical for the young—they nursed us along until our books were born.” ... In the late 1940s, Hughes contributed the lyrics for a Broadway musical titled Street  ...

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 ...