Langston Hughes: critical perspectives past and present

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Amistad :
Pub. Date:
c1993.
Language:
English
Description
James Langston Hughes(1902 -- 1967) With a career that spanned the Harlem Renaissance of the twenties and Black Arts movement of the sixties, Langston Hughes was the most prolific Black poet of his era. Between 1926, when he published his pioneering "The Weary Blues," to 1967, the year of his death, when he published" The Panther and the Lash," Hughes would write sixteen books of poems, two novels, seven collections of short stories, two autobiographies, five works of nonfiction, and nine children's books; he would edit nine anthologies of poetry, folklore, short fiction, and humor. He also translated Jaques Roumain, NicolAs GuillEn, Gabriela Mistral, Federico Garcia Lorca, and write at least thirty plays. It is not surprising that Hughes was known, variously, as "Shakespeare in Harlem" and as the "poet laureate of the American Negro." -- from the Preface by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9781567430295
9781567430165
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID ce344f1d-4ef6-7fe4-f039-c69653eb5eb7
Grouping Title langston hughes critical perspectives past and present
Grouping Author henry louis gates jr and k a appiah
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-05-30 07:45:44AM
Last Indexed 2018-09-25 01:16:12AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Appiah, Anthony., Gates, Henry Louis, Jr.
author2-role Appiah, Anthony., Gates, Henry Louis,Jr.
author_display
available_at_school Hunter's Lane High
collection_school Non-Fiction
detailed_location_school Hunter's Lane High - Teen Non-Fiction
display_description
format_category_school Books
format_school Book
id ce344f1d-4ef6-7fe4-f039-c69653eb5eb7
isbn 9781567430165, 9781567430295
item_details ils:CARL0000112310|B00169344|Hunter's Lane High - Teen Non-Fiction|818.52 LAN|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||6A452||
itype_school Book
last_indexed 2018-09-25T06:16:12.721Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_school 818.52 LAN
owning_library_school Schools
owning_location_school Hunter's Lane High
primary_isbn 9781567430295
publishDate 1993
record_details ils:CARL0000112310|Book|Books||English|Amistad :|c1993.|xii, 255 p. ; 24 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_school
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
ils:CARL0000112310 B00169344 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
subject_facet African Americans in literature, Hughes, Langston, -- 1902-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation
title_display Langston Hughes : critical perspectives past and present
title_full Langston Hughes : critical perspectives past and present / edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and K.A. Appiah
title_short Langston Hughes :
title_sub critical perspectives past and present
topic_facet African Americans in literature, Criticism and interpretation, Hughes, Langston