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

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Subjects: African Americans in literature--Congresses
Harlem Renaissance--Congresses
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)--Intellectual life--Congresses
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967--Criticism and interpretation--Congresses
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Garland Pub., 1995
Series: Critical studies in Black life and culture vol. 29
Garland reference library of the humanities vol. 1872
Critical studies on Black life and culture v. 29
LC Classification: P, PS
Table of Contents: General Editor's Preface
Contributors
A P(a)lace for Langston Hughes / C. James Trotman 3
Langston Hughes: The Man and the Writer, An Introduction / Emery Wimbish, Jr. 11
In Celebration of Langston Hughes / Niara Sudarkasa 15
An Introduction to Arnold Rampersad / Thomas C. Phelps 19
Langston Hughes: The Man, the Writer, and His Continuing Influence / Arnold Rampersad 21
Whose Sweet Angel Child? Blues Women, Langston Hughes, and Writing During the Harlem Renaissance / Cheryl A. Wall 37
Langston Hughes: Poetry, Blues, and Gospel - Somewhere to Stand / Steven C. Tracy 51
Africanisms and Postmodernist Imagination in the Popular Fiction of Langston Hughes / Ropo Sekoni 63
Kindred Spirits and Sympathetic Souls: Langston Hughes and Gwendolyn Bennett in the Harlem Renaissance / Sandra Y. Govan 75
Langston Hughes's Nigger Heaven Blues / Bruce Kellner 87
Race, Culture, and Gender in Langston Hughes's: The Ways of White Folks / Joyce Ann Joyce 99
"For All the Kids to Come": The Troubled Island of William Grant Still and Langston Hughes / C. James Trotman 109
Achieving Universality through Simple Truths / Donna Akiba Sullivan Harper 119
The Physics of Change in "Father and Son" / R. Baxter Miller 131
The Girl with the Red Dress On / Kristin Hunter-Lattany 141
Reading the Woman's Face in Langston Hughes and Roy DeCarava's Sweet Flypaper of Life / Thadious M. Davis 149
Hughes's Personal Library and Exhibits / Sophy H. Cornwell 163
Hughes as Dramatist / Ella Forbes 167
Index 171
Additional Authors: Trotman, C. James, 1943-
Notes: LCCN: 95015708
ISBN: 0815317638
"Conference proceedings held at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania on March 26, 1992."
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
Contents: 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
Contents: Hughes's personal library and exhibits / Sophy H. Cornwell -- Hughes as dramatist / Ella Forbes
Physical Description: xiii, 178 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
OCLC Number: 32349614
ISBN/ISSN: 0815317638

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