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Poet playwright novelist and of Langston eBook #8608 a grand figure in the Harlem Renaissance of the s Langston Hughes stands as one of the most extraordinary and prolific American writers of this century As the first installment of a two volume biography this portrait of Langston Hughes depicts his life from his birth in Missouri in to the winter of Rampersad recounts Hughes' early days The Life eBook #224 in Kansas as a child of a family steeped in radical Abolitionism with an ancestor who fought and died at Harper's Ferry in John Brown's band Taught by his aged grandmother to revere freedom and justice he nevertheless led a lonely life as a child His mo I learned that research can be used as a blessing and a way of connecting readers to life sustaining knowledge Thank you Professor Rampersad for writing this book Now I know what a great American Langston Hughes was and the amount of influence he had over other writers such as Alice Walker Ralph Ellison and Arna Botemps Hughes was a world traveler and radical activist in addition to being a innovative writer of poems plays and fiction I cannot wait to read Volume II

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Epub Ñ The Life of Langston Hughes Volume I 1902 1941 I Too Sing America Life of Langston Hughes 1902 1941 ò 512 pages Ý Arnold rampersad Ý ❰Download❯ ➹ The Life of Langston Hughes Volume I 1902 1941 I Mexico Cuba Haiti Africa Europe the Soviet Union China and Japan as well as all over the United States During his travels Hughes cultivated associations with a dazzling range of political activists patrons and fellow artists including Paul Robeson Zora Neale Hurston Carl Van Vechten Lincoln Steffens Nancy Cunard Ernest Hemingway and Claude McKay Based on exhaustive research in archival collections throughout the country especially in the Langston Hughes papers at Yale University's Beinecke Library Rampersad's masterful work presents a vivid portrait of one of our greatest writers and a sweeping panorama of culture and history in the early twentieth centur Hughes' version of his life though perhaps less linear and not uite as factual as Rampersad's is infinitely interesting There's also a clear homophobic streak in this book that's beyond troubling