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 contributed greatly to society with his poetry, books and plays.
Hughes was also a columnist for the Chicago Defender. Many consider Hughes ...
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 - Poet - A poet, novelist, fiction writer, and playwright, ... His life
and work were enormously important in shaping the artistic contributions of the ...
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 ...
Today we finish telling about the life of Langston Hughes, known as the poet
voice ... A few of the writings he sent home were published, which helped
(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
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
Langston Hughes (1902-1967) was an African-American poet, novelist, and
playwright. He remains beloved especially for his poetry, and is considered one
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