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Title Langston Hughes / edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

Imprint New York : Chelsea House, c1989.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    818 Hughes,L LAN    Available
Description vii, 208 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Modern critical views
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-197).
Contents Hughes as playwright / Darwin T. Turner -- Hughes and the Afro-American folk and cultural tradition / George E. Kent -- Not without laughter / Roger Rosenblatt -- Hughes : evolution of the poetic persona / Raymond Smith -- Jazz, jive, and jam / Onwuchekwa Jemie -- "No crystal stair" : unity, archetype, and symbol in Hughes's poems on women / R. Baxter Miller -- Langston Hughes / Martha Cobb -- Old John in Harlem : the urban folktales of Langston Hughes / Susan L. Blake -- Hughes : his times and his humanistic techniques / Richard K. Barksdale -- Affirmation of Black self / Chidi Ikonne -- Narrative technique in The ways of white folk / David Michael Nifong -- The origins of poetry in Langston Hughes / Arnold Rampersad.
Summary A collection of twelve critical essays on Hughes and his work, arranged in chronological order of their original publication.
Subject Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation.
African Americans in literature.
American literature -- History and criticism.
Added Author Bloom, Harold.
ISBN 1555463762 (alk. paper) : $37.95

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