Hughes, (James)Langston

Hughes, (James)Langston
Hughes, (James) Langston. 1902-1967.
American writer. Through his poetry, prose, and drama he made important contributions to the Harlem Renaissance. His best-known works include Weary Blues (1926) and The Ways of White Folks (1934).

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  • Hughes, (James Mercer) Langston — (1902 1967)    Prolific black poet and writer, Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri, raised in Lawrence, Kansas, and later moved to Lincoln, Illinois, and then Cleveland, Ohio, where he went to high school. He entered Columbia University… …   Historical Dictionary of the Roosevelt–Truman Era

  • Hughes, (James Mercer) Langston — born Feb. 1, 1902, Joplin, Mo., U.S. died May 22, 1967, New York, N.Y. U.S. poet and writer. He published the poem The Negro Speaks of Rivers when he was 19, briefly attended Columbia University, and worked on an Africa bound freighter. His… …   Universalium

  • James Langston Hughes — noun United States writer (1902 1967) • Syn: ↑Hughes, ↑Langston Hughes • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hughes, (James Mercer) Langston — (1 feb. 1902, Joplin, Mo., EE.UU.–22 may. 1967, Nueva York, N.Y.). Escritor y poeta negro estadounidense. Publicó el poema The Negro Speaks of Rivers [Un negro habla de los ríos] a los 19 años. Fue a la Universidad de Columbia durante un tiempo,… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Langston Hughes — noun United States writer (1902 1967) • Syn: ↑Hughes, ↑James Langston Hughes • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author * * * Langston Hughes [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hughes — noun 1. United States writer (1902 1967) • Syn: ↑Langston Hughes, ↑James Langston Hughes • Instance Hypernyms: ↑writer, ↑author 2. United States industrialist who was an aviator and a film producer; during the last years of his life he was a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • James Langston Hughes — (1902 1967) black American poet, author of many of the most famous books from the Harlem Renaissance period (including The Weary Blues ) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hughes —   [hjuːz],    1) Arthur, britischer Maler und Illustrator, * London 27. 1. 1832, ✝ ebenda 22. 12. 1915; stand den Präraffaeliten nahe, deren Streben nach genauer Naturbeobachtung er teilte. Er malte bevorzugt Genrebilder mit romantischen Motiven… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • James — James, Henry James, Henry James, William * * * (as used in expressions) Agee, James Anderson, (James) Maxwell Audubon, John James Baldwin, James (Arthur) Balfour (de Whittingehame), Arthur James, 1 conde Ballard, J(ames) G(raham) Barrie, Sir… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Hughes — Hughes, David, barón de * * * (as used in expressions) Hughes, Charles Evans Hughes, Howard (Robard) Hughes, (James Mercer) Langston Hughes, Sir Samuel Hughes, Ted Edward James Hughes …   Enciclopedia Universal

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