Langston Hughes

1936 photo by [[Carl Van Vechten]] James Mercer Langston Hughes (February 1, 1901 – May 22, 1967) was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. He moved to New York City as a young man, where he made his career. One of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form called jazz poetry, Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that "the negro was in vogue", which was later paraphrased as "when Harlem was in vogue."

Growing up in a series of Midwestern towns, Hughes became a prolific writer at an early age. He graduated from high school in Cleveland, Ohio and soon began studies at Columbia University in New York City. Although he dropped out, he gained notice from New York publishers, first in ''The Crisis'' magazine, and then from book publishers and became known in the creative community in Harlem. He eventually graduated from Lincoln University. In addition to poetry, Hughes wrote plays, and short stories. He also published several non-fiction works. From 1942 to 1962, as the civil rights movement was gaining traction, he wrote an in-depth weekly column in a leading black newspaper, ''The Chicago Defender''. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 1952
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 1994
...Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Sweet and sour animal book....
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 1982
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (COLdb)57239, (ISUdb)343558)
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 2004
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 2004
...Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Let America be America again....
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 2002
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 1995
...Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Block....
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 1999
...Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Poems. Selections. Poems....
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 2004
...Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Vintage Hughes....
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 1978
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (BRAdb)77667, (COLdb)37589)
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 2009
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (COLdb)382816, (TRTdb)120610)
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 1973
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 1971
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (COLdb)72881, (KCCdb)27806)
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 1981
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (COLdb)72493)
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 1981
(CARLI) (Other Sources: (COLdb)72495)
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 1967
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 1954
...Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. First book of rhythms / by Langston Hughes ; pictures by Robin King....
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 1983
...Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Pictorial history of Blackamericans. 5th rev. ed. of A pictorial...
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by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Published 1977
Subjects: '; ...Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 Appreciation Spanish-speaking countries....
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