Langston Hughes: Before and Beyond Harlem ; [a Biography]

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Citadel Press, 1992 - Biography & Autobiography - 394 pages
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Portrays the African American writer and man of letters Langston Hughes, his Midwest roots, his college days (already a recognized poet), his travels, permanent settlement in Harlem, and involvement in the Harlem Renaissance.
 

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One of the most comprehensive and information compiled Langston Hughes bigography out there.

Contents

From These Roots
1
Significant Moves
6
The Making of a Poet
13
Hail and Farewell
27
Africa and Europe
37
Spring Cannot Be Far Behind
56
A Temple for Tomorrow
69
A Bone of Contention
110
Blood on the Fields
199
Mailbox for the Dead
216
Honor and Hunger
235
Nightmare Dream
256
A World Apart
273
The Need for Heroes
288
Full Circle
308
Notes
331

South of the Border
119
On the Cross of the South
134
Black and White
154
Dust and Rainbows
172
Zero Hour
182
Chains of the East
192
Breaking Silence The Meaning of Biographical Truth
359
The Challenge of Access Archival Materials
368
Permissions
377
Index
380
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