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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...

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 ...

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 - 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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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 establish ...

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.

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 ...

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 Timeline of Important Dates - Shmoop

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Shmoop guide to Langston Hughes timeline. Key events and dates in a Langston Hughes timeline, compiled by PhDs and Masters from Stanford, Harvard, ...

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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 ... 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 ...

Langston Hughes - Great Black Authors

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Langston Hughes is known as the African American poet, a legendary playwright and a ... These places also contributed to Hughes special childhood. ... Though, the old man did want him to become a great man, he was never inclined on ...