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Langston Hughes

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Gender Male
Death56 years ago
Date of birth February 1,1901
Zodiac sign Aquarius
Born Joplin
Missouri
United States
Date of died May 22,1967
DiedStuyvesant Polyclinic
Job Poet
Author
Actor
Playwright
Columnist
Novelist
Lyricist
Social activist
Essayist
Education Lincoln University
Columbia University
Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science
Columbia University; Lincoln University
Movies/Shows Black Nativity
Classical Baby: I'm Grown Up Now: The Poetry Show
Looking for Langston
The Pocketbook
The Strollin' Twenties
Way Down South
Awards Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Fiction
Spingarn Medal
Quill Award for Poetry
Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
Periods 1926–1964
Parents Carrie Langston Hughes
James Nathaniel Hughes
Poems Harlem
Mother to Son
I, Too
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
Relat John Mercer Langston
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ID403669

I, Too
Montage of a Dream Deferred
The Weary Blues
Not Without Laughter
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
The Dream Keeper and Other Poems
The big sea
I, Too, Am America
The collected poems of Langston Hughes
The Ways of White Folks
Selected poems of Langston Hughes
The Short Stories of Langston Hughes
The panther & the lash
Selected Letters of Langston Hughes
The first book of jazz
I Wonder as I Wander: An Autobiographical Journey
Simple speaks his mind
Best of Simple
The Langston Hughes reader
Remember me to Harlem
Fine Clothes to the Jew
Vintage Hughes
Laughing to Keep from Crying
The return of Simple
The Collected Works of Langston Hughes, Vol. 1: The Poems: 1921-1940
Black Misery
The Sweet and Sour Animal Book
Good morning revolution
Simple takes a wife
Lullaby (for a Black Mother): A Poem
The First Book of Rhythms
The poetry of the Negro, 1746-1970
Simple Stakes a Claim
The Poetry of Langston Hughes
Don't You Turn Back
Simple's Uncle Sam
Fight for freedom
Something in common, and other stories
The first book of Africa
Famous American Negroes
Thank You, M'am
Come to the Waldorf Astoria
Dream Boogie
Simple Stories
Father and Son
Jim Crow's last stand
Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz
Langston Hughes Reads
Langston Hughes
Blues
Mother to Son/Harlem Night Song Class Set
Poems
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
The Weary Blues
I, Too
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
Let America be America Again
Montage of a Dream Deferred
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James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist from Joplin, Missouri. One of the earliest innovators of the literary art form called jazz poetry, Hughes is best known as a leader of the Harlem Renaissance.

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