Langston Hughes and the Chicago Defender

A collection of columns written by Langston Hughes between 1942 and 1962 for the "Chicago Defender," offering his views on international race relations, Jim Crow, the South, white supremacy, imperialism and fascism, segregation in the armed ...

Langston Hughes and the Chicago Defender

A collection of columns written by Langston Hughes between 1942 and 1962 for the "Chicago Defender," offering his views on international race relations, Jim Crow, the South, white supremacy, imperialism and fascism, segregation in the armed forces, the Soviet Union and communism, and African-American art and culture.

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Langston Hughes and the Chicago Defender
Language: en
Pages: 261
Authors: Langston Hughes
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

A collection of columns written by Langston Hughes between 1942 and 1962 for the "Chicago Defender," offering his views on international race relations, Jim Crow, the South, white supremacy, imperialism and fascism, segregation in the armed forces, the Soviet Union and communism, and African-American art and culture.
Socialist Joy in the Writing of Langston Hughes
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Jonathan Scott
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: University of Missouri Press

"Explores Hughes's intellectual method and its relation to social activism. Examines his involvement with socialist movements of the 1920s and 1930s and contends that the goal of overthrowing white oppression produced a "socialist joy" expressed repeatedly in his later work, in spite of the anticommunist crusades of the cold war"--Provided
Langston Hughes
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Laurie F. Leach
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Chronicles the life of the twentieth-century African-American poet, writer, journalist, and leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance who incorporated African-American speech and culture into his poems and faced Senator Joseph McCarthy's Senate committee.
Beyond the Color Line and the Iron Curtain
Language: en
Pages: 359
Authors: Kate A. Baldwin
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-09-26 - Publisher: Duke University Press

Examining the significant influence of the Soviet Union on the work of four major African American authors—and on twentieth-century American debates about race—Beyond the Color Line and the Iron Curtain remaps black modernism, revealing the importance of the Soviet experience in the formation of a black transnationalism. Langston Hughes, W.
Richard Wright
Language: en
Pages: 499
Authors: Keneth Kinnamon
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-11-04 - Publisher: McFarland

African-American writer Richard Wright (1908–1960) was celebrated during the early 1940s for his searing autobiography (Black Boy) and fiction (Native Son). By 1947 he felt so unwelcome in his homeland that he exiled himself and his family in Paris. But his writings changed American culture forever, and today they are