"Hughes's Life and Career"
Langston Hughes (1902-1967) is commonly recognized as a leading writer of the Harlem Renaissance (1919-1929). In "Hughes's Life and Career," Arnold Rampersad, professor of humanities at Stanford University, provides a biographical essay that illustrates the influences and experiences that marked Hughes's family background, education, writing and travel. the essay explores a common thread in Hughes's writing: race and race relations and the urban black community. Photographic portraits of Hughes from his early career to established years accompany the essay.
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Creator | Arnold Rampersad
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Cite This document | Arnold Rampersad, “"Hughes's Life and Career",” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed April 12, 2021, https://shec.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/503.