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Title Langston Hughes : the man, his art, and his continuing influence / C. James Trotman, [editor] ; with keynote essay by Arnold Rampersad.

Imprint New York : Garland Pub., 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    818 Hughes,L LAN    Available
Description xiii, 178 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Series Garland reference library of the humanities; vol. 1872
Critical studies in Black life and culture ; vol. 29
Critical studies on Black life and culture; v. 29.
Note "Conference proceedings held at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania on March 26, 1992."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents P(a)lace for Langston Hughes / C. James Trotman -- Langston Hughes: the man and the writer, an introduction / Emery Wimbish, Jr. -- In celebration of Langston Hughes / Niara Sudarkasa -- Introduction to Arnold Rampersad / Thomas C. Phelps -- Langston Hughes: the man, the writer, and his continuing influence / Arnold Rampersad -- Whose sweet angel child? Blues women, Langston Hughes, and writing during the Harlem Renaissance / Cheryl A. Wall -- Langston Hughes: poetry, blues, and gospel-somewhere to stand / Steven C. Tracy -- Africanisms and postmodernist imagination in the popular fiction of Langston Hughes / Ropo Sekoni.
Kindred spirits and sympathetic souls: Langston Hughes and Gwendolyn Bennett in the Harlem Renaissance / Sandra Y. Govan -- Langston Hughes's "Nigger Heaven Blues" / Bruce Kellner -- Race, culture, and gender in Langston Hughes's "The Ways of White Folks" / Joyce Ann Joyce -- "For All the Kids to Come": the troubled island of William Grant Still and Langston Hughes / C. James Trotman -- Achieving universality through simple truths / Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper -- Physics of change in "Father and Son" / R. Baxter Miller -- Girl with the red dress on / Kristin Hunter-Lattany -- Reading the woman's face in Langston Hughes and Roy DeCarava's "Sweet Flypaper of Life" / Thadious M. Davis.
Hughes's personal library and exhibits / Sophy H. Cornwell -- Hughes as dramatist / Ella Forbes
Subject Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Congresses.
African Americans in literature -- Congresses.
Harlem Renaissance -- Congresses.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- Congresses.
Added Author Trotman, C. James, 1943-
ISBN 0815317638

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