Collection SC232 - Langston Hughes collection

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Langston Hughes collection

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CA UVICARCH SC232

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  • 1966 - 1967 (Creation)

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1 cm of textual records

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(1902-1967)

Biographical history

Born in Joplin, Missouri in 1902, Langston Hughes was a prolific American writer known best for his poetry. Recognized early on as a bright star of the “New Negro Renaissance”, Hughes became one of the dominant voices in American literature of this century and perhaps the single most influential black poet.

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The collection consists of two poems copied on separate leaves: “Prayer,” a holograph poem “copied especially for Marshall Bean”, signed and dated “New York, March 18, 1966”, and a typescript copy of “Florida Road Workers” with the holograph inscription: “For Mrs. Mark Smith--With my thanks for your very nice note. Sincerely, Langston Hughes, New York, April 28, 1967.”

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langston-hughes-collection

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Revised by JF, July 25, 2013.

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  • English

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