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A Historical Guide to Langston Hughes

A Historical Guide to Langston Hughes

by Steven C. Tracy
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ISBN-13: 9780195144345
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 12/04/2003
Series: Historical Guides to American Authors Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 5.40(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Steven C. Tracy is Professor of Afro-American Studies at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Hughes in Our Time, Steven C. Tracy
1. Langston Hughes, 1902-1967: A Brief Biography, R. Baxter Miller
2. The Poet Speaks of Places: A Close Reading of Langston Hughes's Literary Use of Place, James de Jongh
3. Langston Hughes and Afro-American Vernacular Music, Steven C. Tracy
4. Hughes and Twentieth-Century Genderracial Issues, Joyce A. Joyce
5. The Adventures of a Social Poet: Langston Hughes from the Popular Front to Black Power, James Smethurst
6. Illustrated Chronology
7. Bibliographical Essay, Dolan Hubbard
8. Contributors

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