Early life langston hughes was born in joplin, missouri, on february 1, 1902, to carrie m langston and james n hughes his parents separated soon after. Langston hughes wrote from 1926 to 1967 in that time he wrote more than 60 books, including poems, novels, short stories, plays, children's poetry, musicals, operas, and autobiographies. Free collection of all langston hughes poems and biography see the best poems and poetry by langston hughes. Langston hughes: poems study guide contains a biography of langston hughes, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis of select poems. 1,503 tweets • 0 photos/videos • 631k followers check out the latest tweets from langston hughes (@langston_poems.
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Langston hughes was first recognized as an important literary figure during the 1920s, a period known as the harlem renaissance because of the number of emerging black writers. Langston hughes (1902-1967) was the first black writer in america to earn his living from writing born in joplin, missouri, he had a migratory childhood following. Langston hughes, harlem, ny 422k likes this site is maintained by the author's publisher vintage books.
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