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Langston Hughes (1902–1967)

Autor(a) de The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes

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About the Author

Langston Hughes, February 1, 1902 - May 22, 1967 Langston Hughes, one of the foremost black writers to emerge from the Harlem Renaissance, was born on February 1, 1902, in Joplin, Mo. Hughes briefly attended Columbia University before working numerous jobs including busboy, cook, and steward. While mostrar mais working as a busboy, he showed his poems to American poet Vachel Lindsay, who helped launch his career. He soon obtained a scholarship to Lincoln University and had several works published. Hughes is noted for his depictions of the black experience. In addition to the black dialect, he incorporated the rhythms of jazz and the blues into his poetry. While many recognized his talent, many blacks disapproved of his unflattering portrayal of black life. His numerous published volumes include, "The Weary Blues," "Fine Clothes to the Jew," and "Montage of a Dream Deferred." Hughes earned several awards during his lifetime including: a Guggenheim fellowship, an American Academy of Arts and Letters Grant, and a Spingarn Medal from the NAACP. Langston Hughes died of heart failure on May 22, 1967. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos
Image credit: From Wikipedia. Langston Hughes photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1936.

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Obras por Langston Hughes

Selected Poems of Langston Hughes (1959) 1,329 exemplares
The Dream Keeper and Other Poems (1962) 918 exemplares
The Ways of White Folks: Stories (1971) 669 exemplares
Not Without Laughter (1930) 636 exemplares
The Big Sea: An Autobiography (1963) 428 exemplares
My People (2009) 379 exemplares
I, Too, Am America (2012) 286 exemplares
The Best of Simple (1961) 285 exemplares
The Negro Speaks of Rivers (2009) 209 exemplares
The Best Short Stories by Black Writers, 1899-1967: The Classic Anthology (1967) — Editor; Contribuidor — 174 exemplares
Mule Bone: A Comedy of Negro Life (1931) 170 exemplares
The Weary Blues (1926) 167 exemplares
Vintage Hughes (2004) 149 exemplares
Hughes: Poems (1999) 139 exemplares
The Sweet Flypaper of Life (1605) 137 exemplares
The Langston Hughes Reader (1958) 136 exemplares
The First Book of Jazz (1955) 104 exemplares
The Block (1995) 82 exemplares
Sail Away (2015) 74 exemplares
The Book of Negro Folklore (1958) 72 exemplares
Tambourines to Glory (1958) 71 exemplares
Popo and Fifina (1932) 71 exemplares
An African Treasury (1960) — Editor — 68 exemplares
The Return of Simple (1994) 63 exemplares
Simple's Uncle Sam (1965) 61 exemplares
Lullaby (For a Black Mother) (2013) 58 exemplares
Black Misery (1969) 54 exemplares
Simple speaks his mind (1950) 33 exemplares
On the Road 32 exemplares
The First Book of Africa (1960) 28 exemplares
Famous American Negroes (1612) 27 exemplares
The First Book of Rhythms (1954) 26 exemplares
Famous Negro Music Makers (1955) 25 exemplares
The Poetry of the Negro: 1746-1949 (1949) — Editor — 25 exemplares
New Negro Poets U. S. A. (1964) 24 exemplares
The Short Stories (2002) 24 exemplares
The Pasteboard Bandit (1997) 21 exemplares
Don't You Turn Back (1969) 20 exemplares
Ask your mama : 12 moods for jazz (1961) 19 exemplares
Boy of the Border (2009) — Autor — 16 exemplares
Simple takes a wife (1953) 15 exemplares
Montage of a Dream Deferred (1951) 14 exemplares
Famous Negro Heroes of America (1958) 13 exemplares
Laughing to keep from crying (1952) 13 exemplares
Street Scene [vocal score] (1981) — Lyrics author — 12 exemplares
The First Book of Negroes (1952) 12 exemplares
Three Negro Plays (1969) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
The Book of Negro Humor (1965) 10 exemplares
Black Nativity (1992) 9 exemplares
Thank You, M'am (1991) 9 exemplares
Fine Clothes to the Jew (1927) 9 exemplares
An Earth Song (Petite Poems) (2023) 8 exemplares
One Way Ticket (1949) 8 exemplares
Simple stakes a claim (1958) 8 exemplares
Blues (2004) 6 exemplares
Fields of Wonder (1947) 5 exemplares
Mule Bone [sound recording] — Librettist — 4 exemplares
Lost & Found: The CUNY Poetics Document Initiative, Series 3 (2012) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
L'Ingénu de Harlem (2003) 4 exemplares
A new song 4 exemplares
Jim Crow's last stand (1943) 3 exemplares
The Voice of Langston Hughes (1995) 3 exemplares
Shakespeare in Harlem 3 exemplares
Poetry 3 exemplares
The first book of the Caribbean (1965) 2 exemplares
Mother to Son 2 exemplares
The Story of Jazz (2012) 2 exemplares
Weary Blues (1991) 2 exemplares
Soul Gone Home (A Play) (1937) 2 exemplares
Freedom's Plow (1943) 2 exemplares
ALABAMA'DA ŞAFAK 2 exemplares
Salvation (2003) 2 exemplares
I, Too, Sing America (2021) 2 exemplares
Escritos sobre España (2011) (1900) 2 exemplares
Dear lovely death 2 exemplares
Theme for English B 2 exemplares
Harlem Sweeties 1 exemplar
“Ma Lord” 1 exemplar
“Genius Child” 1 exemplar
Simple Omnibus (1984) 1 exemplar
“Vagabonds” 1 exemplar
“Silhouette” 1 exemplar
“Ku Klux Klan” 1 exemplar
Dream Deferred 1 exemplar
“Too Blue” 1 exemplar
SEÇME ŞİİRLER 1 exemplar
Grandpa's Stories 1 exemplar
Poem (2000) 1 exemplar
April Rain Song (2001) 1 exemplar
Hellen Keller 1 exemplar
“Mulatto” 1 exemplar
City 1 exemplar
My America 1 exemplar
Gehört-gelesen 1 exemplar
Taiyō = The sun 1 exemplar
To You 1 exemplar
Winter Moon 1 exemplar
Simply Heavenly (A Play) (1958) 1 exemplar
The Selected Poems (1974) 1 exemplar
Essential Langston Hughes (2007) 1 exemplar
Temptation 1 exemplar
Coffee Break 1 exemplar
Dreams 1 exemplar
Spanish Blood 1 exemplar
Mes beaux habits au clou (2019) 1 exemplar
Hughes Poetry 1 exemplar
First Book of Africa (1961) 1 exemplar
The Glory of Negro History (2012) 1 exemplar
Something in Common (1967) 1 exemplar
Poesie 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Making of a Poem: A Norton Anthology of Poetic Forms (2000) — Contribuidor — 1,249 exemplares
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (1995) — Contribuidor, algumas edições914 exemplares
The Best American Essays of the Century (2000) — Contribuidor — 772 exemplares
The Oxford Book of American Short Stories (1992) — Contribuidor — 741 exemplares
The Selected Poems of Federico Garcia Lorca (1955) — Tradutor — 696 exemplares
The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis (2001) — Contribuidor — 545 exemplares
Cane [Norton Critical Edition] (1988) — Contribuidor — 482 exemplares
World Poetry: An Anthology of Verse from Antiquity to Our Time (1998) — Contribuidor — 447 exemplares
The New Negro: Voices of the Harlem Renaissance (1925) — Contribuidor — 430 exemplares
Points of View: Revised Edition (1966) — Contribuidor — 410 exemplares
The Portable Harlem Renaissance Reader (1994) — Contribuidor — 403 exemplares
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (1992) — Contribuidor — 388 exemplares
Sudden Fiction: American Short-Short Stories (1984) — Contribuidor — 362 exemplares
The Black Poets (1983) — Contribuidor — 351 exemplares
Against Forgetting: Twentieth-Century Poetry of Witness (1993) — Contribuidor — 329 exemplares
Black Voices: An Anthology of Afro-American Literature (Mentor) (1968) — Contribuidor — 319 exemplares
Americans in Paris: A Literary Anthology (2004) — Contribuidor — 297 exemplares
Diane Goode's American Christmas (1754) — Contribuidor — 292 exemplares
The Fireside Book of Christmas Stories (1945) — Contribuidor — 279 exemplares
Writing New York: A Literary Anthology (1998) — Contribuidor — 274 exemplares
The Family Read-Aloud Christmas Treasury (1989) — Contribuidor — 273 exemplares
The 40s: The Story of a Decade (2014) — Contribuidor — 271 exemplares
African-American Poetry: An Anthology, 1773-1927 (1997) — Contribuidor — 245 exemplares
Reporting Civil Rights, Part 1: American Journalism 1941-1963 (2003) — Contribuidor — 233 exemplares
America Street: A Multicultural Anthology of Stories (1993) — Contribuidor — 228 exemplares
Russell Baker's Book of American Humor (1993) — Contribuidor — 206 exemplares
Soul Looks Back in Wonder (1993) — Contribuidor — 204 exemplares
Teaching with Fire: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Teach (2003) — Contribuidor — 201 exemplares
Masters of the Dew (1944) — Tradutor, algumas edições190 exemplares
This Is My Best (1942) — Contribuidor — 185 exemplares
Gay and Lesbian Poetry in Our Time (Stonewall Inn Editions) (1836) — Contribuidor — 179 exemplares
African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song (2020) — Contribuidor — 168 exemplares
American Religious Poems: An Anthology (2006) — Contribuidor — 161 exemplares
Let Nobody Turn Us Around: An African American Anthology (1999) — Contribuidor — 146 exemplares
The Vintage Book of African American Poetry (2000) — Contribuidor — 141 exemplares
Selected Poems of Gabriela Mistral (1957) — Tradutor, algumas edições118 exemplares
Black on White: Black Writers on What It Means to Be White (1998) — Contribuidor — 117 exemplares
Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry (2009) — Contribuidor — 111 exemplares
Voices from the Harlem Renaissance (1976) — Contribuidor — 105 exemplares
Leading From Within: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Lead (2007) — Contribuidor — 100 exemplares
Harlem Renaissance: Four Novels of the 1930s (2011) — Contribuidor — 99 exemplares
The 100 Best African American Poems (2010) — Contribuidor — 96 exemplares
American Short Stories (1976) — Contribuidor, algumas edições95 exemplares
The Norton Book of Friendship (1991) — Contribuidor — 94 exemplares
Brotherman: The Odyssey of Black Men in America (1995) — Contribuidor — 90 exemplares
Poems to See By: A Comic Artist Interprets Great Poetry (2020) — Contribuidor — 88 exemplares
Braided Lives: An Anthology of Multicultural American Writing (1991) — Contribuidor — 85 exemplares
Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color (2018) — Contribuidor — 82 exemplares
Rotten English: A Literary Anthology (2007) — Contribuidor — 75 exemplares
Wolf's Complete Book of Terror (1979) — Contribuidor — 75 exemplares
Choice Words: Writers on Abortion (2020) — Contribuidor — 74 exemplares
The Everyman Anthology of Poetry for Children (1994) — Contribuidor — 72 exemplares
The Heath Anthology of American Literature, Concise Edition (2003) — Contribuidor — 67 exemplares
My Song Is Beautiful (1994) — Contribuidor — 66 exemplares
Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor (2006) — Contribuidor; Contribuidor — 65 exemplares
Memory of Kin: Stories About Family by Black Writers (1990) — Contribuidor — 65 exemplares
D.C. Noir 2: The Classics (2008) — Contribuidor — 63 exemplares
The Hungry Ear: Poems of Food and Drink (2012) — Contribuidor — 63 exemplares
American Negro Short Stories (1966) — Contribuidor — 61 exemplares
American Christmas Stories (2021) — Contribuidor — 59 exemplares
Manhattan Noir 2: The Classics (2008) — Contribuidor — 48 exemplares
The Ecopoetry Anthology (2013) — Contribuidor — 48 exemplares
Harlem Renaissance Novels: The Library of America Collection (2011) — Contribuidor — 48 exemplares
Soulscript: Afro-American Poetry (1970) — Contribuidor — 40 exemplares
New Masses; An Anthology of the Rebel Thirties, (1969) — Contribuidor — 38 exemplares
Classic Fiction of the Harlem Renaissance (1994) — Contribuidor — 38 exemplares
I Hear a Symphony: African Americans Celebrate Love (1994) — Contribuidor — 33 exemplares
A Way Out of No Way: Writing about Growing Up Black in America (1996) — Contribuidor — 33 exemplares
A Treasury of African American Christmas Stories (2018) — Contribuidor — 32 exemplares
Graphic Classics: African-American Classics (2011) — Contribuidor — 31 exemplares
Hot and Cool: Jazz Short Stories (1990) — Contribuidor — 30 exemplares
Harlem U.S.A. (1964) — Contribuidor — 28 exemplares
Great Short Stories of the World (1965) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares
Sail Away: Stories of Escaping to Sea (2001) — Contribuidor — 25 exemplares
One World of Literature (1992) — Contribuidor — 24 exemplares
Elsewhere (Poets in the World) (2014) — Tradutor, algumas edições24 exemplares
Studies in Fiction (1965) — Contribuidor — 22 exemplares
Black Theater USA : 45 Plays By Black Americans : 1847-1974 (1973) — Contribuidor — 20 exemplares
Masquerade: Queer Poetry in America to the End of World War II (2004) — Contribuidor — 18 exemplares
The Girls from Esquire (1952) — Contribuidor — 18 exemplares
Lost Plays of the Harlem Renaissance 1920-1940 (1996) — Contribuidor — 17 exemplares
Travelers Tales of Old Cuba (2002) — Contribuidor — 16 exemplares
Zora Neale Hurston: Collected Plays (2008) — Contribuidor — 16 exemplares
Queer Nature: A Poetry Anthology (2022) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
Fairy Poems (2023) — Contribuidor — 13 exemplares
Poets of Today: A New American Anthology. (1964) — Contribuidor, algumas edições11 exemplares
To Break the Silence (1986) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Spring World, Awake: Stories, Poems, and Essays (1970) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Harlem: Voices from the Soul of Black America (1970) — Contribuidor — 9 exemplares
Bright Poems for Dark Days: An Anthology for Hope (2021) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
The Caedmon Short Story Collection (2001) — Contribuidor — 8 exemplares
The Short Story & You (1987) — Contribuidor — 7 exemplares
Our lives : American labor stories — Contribuidor — 6 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 4, No. 3, November 1976 (1976) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
America Writes: Learning English through American Short Stories (1997) — Contribuidor — 5 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 8, April 1974 (1974) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 4, December 1973 — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares
American Short Stories (1978) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Short Fiction: Shape and Substance (1971) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Let Us Be Men (1969) — Contribuidor — 3 exemplares
Strange Barriers (1955) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Enjoying Stories (1987) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
American Short Stories (Oxford Literature Resources) (1992) — Contribuidor — 2 exemplares
Cuba Libre — Tradutor, algumas edições1 exemplar
Modern American short stories (1963) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Our Souls Have Grown Deep Like the Rivers: Black Poets Read Their Work — Narrador, algumas edições1 exemplar
Chiral Mad 5 — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
The Ethnic Image in Modern American Literature, 1900-1950 (1984) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar
Introduction to Fiction (1974) — Contribuidor — 1 exemplar

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A treasure trove of vibrant verses, embracing the richness of the African American experience with a lyrical and dreamlike resonance that touches souls of all ages.
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bunniex | 19 outras críticas | Feb 22, 2024 |
Langston Hughes in perfect harmony with his subjects. A wonder of a collection.
 
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ben_r47 | 3 outras críticas | Feb 22, 2024 |
It’s bluesy poetry. I’m conflicted about this: in one sense, it’s basically kin to song lyrics, and the lyricism of popular music is the worst thing about that “music”, although on the other hand, pop lyrics, with fun rhymes and everything, can be a lot better than Hugh Auden poetry, you know. And it is easy to imagine it being re-worked as lyrics: a little bit more repetitive, with some fun-rhymes, basically…. And yeah, I read this to introduce Little Baby General Poetry to one man of color, to go along with the dozen whites, before I put him down for his nap, basically, you know: so I didn’t want to be the white gut that goes, Ah, man! Epithets still play basketball! Man, that’s heavy!…. Right? Or, you know, just: “I’m Hugh Auden and I have the pope wipe my ass and then wash his hands so that he can be my butler at dinner—(wink) Really, it’s a blackwoman, but just between you and me, you know…. (wink)….”

Yeah. There’s that. So I don’t know. I guess it is kinda fun, and honest, and occasionally thought-y, you know. If it had been re-worked, it could have been pop-soul lyrics, you know: not the bad stuff at all….

…. So yeah:

(Poet Hermes) In July, you can touch the sky….
(Scientist Hermes) No you can’t.
—Shut up.
—Don’t tell yourself to shut up.

…. The white man’s heart is as cold as ice
But the Black man dances, mighty nice
… (mais)
 
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goosecap | 11 outras críticas | Feb 20, 2024 |
This book would be good for intermediate students. This book is "Sail Away" written by Langston Hughes, illustrated by Ashley Bryan, published in 2015. This book is a book of a bunch of poems about the sea on the shore of Maine and how magical and mystical the sea can be. I think this shows a good view of culture as the illustrations are very cultural and it has a good representation in it. I would use this in my class to teach about poetry and use this as a good example for kids to learn to write poetry.… (mais)
 
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kcochell23 | 8 outras críticas | Jan 25, 2024 |

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Obras
240
Also by
138
Membros
12,133
Popularidade
#1,933
Avaliação
4.1
Críticas
440
ISBN
371
Línguas
6
Marcado como favorito
48

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