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Langston Hughes - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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 | Academy of American Poets

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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 ...

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 - 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 ...

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

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Apr 12, 2008 ... Today we finish telling about the life of Langston Hughes, known as the ... A few of the writings he sent home were published, which helped ...

Hughes's Life and Career--by Arnold Rampersad - English

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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 ...

Langston Hughes, 1902-1967: The Poet Voice of African-Americans

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Apr 5, 2008 ... Today, we tell about writer Langston Hughes, who has been called the ... Among the early influences on his writing were poets Walt Whitman, ...