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 ...
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 ...
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 (1902-1967) was an African-American poet, novelist, and
playwright. He remains beloved especially for his poetry, and is considered one
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
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 ...
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 contributed to the era by bringing the rhythm of jazz, the .... to
and appreciation for African American culture and language and were often ...