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The collected poems of Langston Hughes

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Grouping Titlecollected poems of langston hughes
Grouping Authorhughes langston
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Roessel, David E. 1954-
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display_description"The ultimate book for both the dabbler and serious scholar. -- [Hughes] is sumptuous and sharp, playful and sparse, grounded in an earthy music -- This book is a glorious revelation." -- Boston Globe Spanning five decades and comprising 868 poems (nearly 300 of which have never before appeared in book form), this magnificent volume is the definitive sampling of a writer who has been called the poet laureate of African America--and perhaps our greatest popular poet since Walt Whitman. Here, for the first time, are all the poems that Langston Hughes published during his lifetime, arranged in the general order in which he wrote them and annotated by Arnold Rampersad and David Roessel. Alongside such famous works as "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" and Montage of a Dream Deferred, The Collected Poems includes the author's lesser-known verse for children; topical poems distributed through the Associated Negro Press; and poems such as "Goodbye Christ" that were once suppressed. Lyrical and pungent, passionate and polemical, the result is a treasure of a book, the essential collection of a poet whose words have entered our common language.
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Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
ils:83559BookBooks1st Vintage classics edition.EnglishVintage Books, 1995.717 pages ; 24 cm.
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seriesVintage classics
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subject_facetAfrican Americans
African Americans -- Poetry
title_displayThe collected poems of Langston Hughes
title_fullThe collected poems of Langston Hughes / Arnold Rampersad, editor ; David Roessel, associate editor
title_shortThe collected poems of Langston Hughes
topic_facetAfrican Americans