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Langston Hughes : a biography /

Laurie F. Leach.

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Main Author: Leach, Laurie F.
Published: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2004.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Topics: Poets, American - 20th century - Biography. | African American poets - Biography. | African Americans in literature. | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - Literary. | LITERARY CRITICISM - American - General. | Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Genres: Biography. | Electronic books.
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Lonely boy -- Class poet -- The lure of Harlem -- At sea -- European adventure -- "Trying to catch a jazz rhythm" -- A rising Negro artist -- Park Avenue godmother -- The Mule bone of contention -- A turn toward socialism -- Film project in Moscow -- Soviet journey -- Uneasy in Carmel -- Adrift -- Under fire -- Fighting Hitler and Jim Crow -- "Red-tinged poet" -- "Fooling around with the theatre" -- Facing down McCarthy -- Hughes and the freedom movement -- Hughes's final years.

Table of Contents for: Langston Hughes : a biography