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Langston Hughes and the Chicago Defender
Language: en
Pages: 261
Authors: Langston Hughes
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press
A collection of columns written by Langston Hughes between 1942 and 1962 for the "Chicago Defender," offering his views on international race relations, Jim Crow, the South, white supremacy, imperialism and fascism, segregation in the armed forces, the Soviet Union and communism, and African-American art and culture.
The Collected Works of Langston Hughes: Essays on art, race, politics, and world affairs
Language: en
Pages: 627
Authors: Langston Hughes, Dolan Hubbard, Leslie Catherine Sanders, Donna Sullivan Harper, Steven Carl Tracy, Joseph McLaren, Dellita Martin-Ogunsola
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press
The sixteen volumes are published with the goal that Hughes pursued throughout his lifetime: making his books available to the people. Each volume will include a biographical and literary chronology by Arnold Rampersad, as well as an introduction by a Hughes scholar lume introductions will provide contextual and historical information
Chicago Defender
Language: en
Pages: 127
Authors: Myiti Sengstacke Rice
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
The history of the Chicago Defender, a leading newspaper in the 1920s which served as a platform for African Americans to voice their opinions on race, oppression, and dreams of a better future.
Here to Yonder
Language: en
Pages: 4
Authors: Langston Hughes
Categories: Lyric writing (Popular music)
Type: BOOK - Published: 1945 - Publisher:
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The Early Simple Stories
Language: en
Pages: 382
Authors: Langston Hughes
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press
Annotation Jesse B. Semple first sprang to life in Langston Hughes's weekly Chicago Defender column in 1943. Almost immediately, the "Simple stories," as they were routinely called, had a large and ever-increasing audience. Simple soon became Harlem's Everymanan ordinary black workingman, representative of the masses of black folks in the
The Collected Works of Langston Hughes
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Langston Hughes, Dolan Hubbard, Leslie Catherine Sanders, Donna Sullivan Harper, Steven Carl Tracy, Dellita Martin-Ogunsola
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher:
Annotation Enabling power:Local Government and Housing Act 1989, s. 39 (5) (6) (7). Issued:13.02.97. Made:06.02.97. Laid:13.02.97. Coming into force:06.03.97. Effect:S.I. 1990/720 amended. Territorial extent & classification:E/W. General.
Not So Simple
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Donna Sullivan Harper
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996-08 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press
The "Simple" stories, Langston Hughes's satirical pieces featuring Harlem's Jesse B. Semple, have been lauded as Hughes's greatest contribution to American fiction. In Not So Simple, Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper provides the first full historical analysis of the Simple stories. Harper races the evolution and development of Simple from his
Southern Writers
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: Joseph M. Flora, Amber Vogel
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-06-21 - Publisher: LSU Press
This new edition of Southern Writers assumes its distinguished predecessor's place as the essential reference on literary artists of the American South. Broadly expanded and thoroughly revised, it boasts 604 entries-nearly double the earlier edition's-written by 264 scholars. For every figure major and minor, from the venerable and canonical to
Exiles from a Future Time
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Alan M. Wald
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-01 - Publisher: UNC Press Books
With this book, Alan Wald launches a bold and passionate account of the U.S. Literary Left from the 1920s through the 1960s. Exiles from a Future Time, the first volume of a trilogy, focuses on the forging of a Communist-led literary tradition in the 1930s. Exploring writers' intimate lives and
The Return of Simple
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Langston Hughes
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-01 - Publisher: Hill and Wang
Jesse B. Simple, Simple to his fans, made weekly appearances beginning in 1943 in Langston Hughes' column in the Chicago Defender. Simple may have shared his readers feelings of loss and dispossession, but he also cheered them on with his wonderful wit and passion for life.