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Langston Hughes

(1902—1967) American writer

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Hughes, [James] Langston

Hughes, [James] Langston (1902–67)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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Literature
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327 words

(1902–67), ...

Missouri-born major figure of the Harlem Renaissance, had a nomadic life in the U.S. and Europe

Hughes, Langston

Hughes, Langston (1902–1967)   Reference library

The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

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2002
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Literature
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1,739 words

Born in 1902 in Joplin, Missouri, Langston Hughes grew up mainly in Lawrence, Kansas, but also lived in Illinois, Ohio, ...

Hughes, Langston

Hughes, Langston   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

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2005
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Literature
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4,538 words

Langston Hughes was a poet, playwright, novelist, anthologist, and newspaper columnist, as well as being the first African American successful ...

Hughes, [James] Langston

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The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2002
Subject:
Literature
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396 words

major figure of the Harlem Renaissance, had a nomadic life in the U.S. and Europe until he began his prolific literary career with ...

Hughes, Langston

Hughes, Langston   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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2006
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Literature, Children's literature studies
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634 words
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(1902–1967), prolific African American poet, novelist, autobiographer, playwright, and author of children's books, informational books, and librettos for ...

Hughes, Langston

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The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry (2 ed.)

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2013

A native of Joplin, Missouri, but grew up in various places in the American Midwest and in Mexico, where he ...

Hughes, Langston

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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005

(1902–67), ...

African-American writer, born in Joplin, Missouri, educated at Columbia and Lincoln Universities. Hughes was an important figure in the ...

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