The Resource Langston Hughes : a documentary volume, edited by Christopher C. De Santis, (electronic resource)

Langston Hughes : a documentary volume, edited by Christopher C. De Santis, (electronic resource)

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Langston Hughes
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a documentary volume
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edited by Christopher C. De Santis
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Information provided on Langston Hughes, one of the most influential, prolific and popular writers to emerge from the Harlem Renaissance, a cultural movement that generated an unprecedented amount of African American art, literature and music. During his nearly five decades as a writer, Hughes gained international acclaim in nearly every genre of writing, including poetry, drama, the short story, the novel, history, prose, children's literature and song lyrics
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1966-
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  • De Santis, Christopher C.
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  • Dictionary of literary biography
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Contents
  • Hughes on Central High School-from The Big Sea
  • Facsimile: Press release, 31 August 1932
  • Moscow and Me-Hughes, International Literature, July 1933
  • Swords over Asia-Hughes, Fight against War and Fascism, June 1934
  • Facsimile: Hughes speech in Japan, 30 June 1933
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to Jean Toomer, 17 November 1933, and Toomer's reply
  • A First Collection of Stories
  • 142
  • Red-Headed Baby-from Hughes, The Ways of White Folks
  • Langston Hughes Produces a Remarkably Fine Book of Short Stories: Review of The Ways of White Folks-Herschel Brickell, New York Post, 28 June 1934
  • Change the World!: Review of The Ways of White Folks-Edwin Rolfe, Daily Worker, 10 July 1934
  • Facsimile: First page of Hughes's short story in the Central High School Monthly
  • Jazz-Consciousness: Review of The Ways of White Folks-Vernon Loggins, The Saturday Review of Literature, 14 July 1934
  • Uses of Words
  • 149
  • To Negro Writers-essay by Hughes, American Writers' Congress, April 1935
  • An Appeal for Jacques Roumain-Hughes, letter to the editor, The New Republic, 12 December 1934
  • Settling Matters in Mexico-Hughes letter to Carrie Clark, 14 December 1934
  • Soul Gone Home: A One-Act Play-Hughes, One-Act Play, July 1937
  • Facsimile: Page from draft of speech for the Second International Writers Congress, 16 July 1937
  • Hughes Bombed in Spain-Hughes, Baltimore Afro-American, 23 October 1937
  • Facsimile: Pages with Hughes annotations from One Act Play, October 1938
  • Living the Blues
  • Writers, Words and the World-speech by Hughes, 25 July 1938
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to Dorothy Peterson, 25 July 1939
  • Adventures as a Social Writer: 1940 - 1949
  • 162
  • Facsimile: Hughes's application to the Julius Rosenwald Fund, 5 January 1941
  • Ellison and Wright on The Big Sea
  • 164
  • Stormy Weather-Ralph Ellison, The New Masses, 24 September 1940
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to Richard Wright, 29 February 1940
  • Forerunner and Ambassador-Wright, The New Republic, 28 October 1940
  • 25
  • Wright Wins the Spingarn Medal-Hughes letter to Wright, 15 February 1941
  • "Goodbye Christ" Controversy
  • 170
  • Concerning "Goodbye, Christ"-Hughes statement, 1 January 1941
  • Hughes letter to Malcolm Cowley, 2 January 1941
  • Third Collection of Poems
  • 174
  • To Croon, Shout, Recite or Sing: Review of Shakespeare in Harlem-Ruth Lechlitner, New York Herald Tribune Books, 3 May 1942
  • "Unworthy of the Author": Review of Shakespeare in Harlem-Owen Dodson, Phylon, Third Quarter 1942
  • Writing for the Chicago Defender
  • I've Known Rivers-from The Big Sea
  • 176
  • Negro Writers and the War-Hughes draft of article for the Chicago Defender, 24 August 1942
  • Facsimile: Slogans for war bonds, circa 1942
  • Why and Wherefore-Hughes, Chicago Defender, 21 November 1942
  • Conversation at Midnight-Hughes, Chicago Defender, 13 February 1943
  • On America's Democracy
  • 182
  • Democracy, Negroes, and Writers-Hughes statement, 13 May 1941
  • Facsimile: First page from Hughes's song "Freedom Road," 1942
  • My America-Hughes, in What the Negro Wants, 1944
  • Facsimile: A copy of "The Negro Speaks of Rivers"
  • Down Under in Harlem-Hughes, The New Republic, 27 March 1944
  • From Jim Crow's Last Stand to One-Way Ticket
  • 192
  • "Fearlessly Presenting His Case": Review of Jim Crow's Last Stand-Carter G. Woodson, Journal of Negro History, October 1943
  • A Proposal for an Anthology-Hughes letter to Countee Cullen, 23 July 1943
  • Facsimile: Drafts of poem "Trumpet Player: 52nd Street," June 1945
  • Hughes letter to Arna Bontemps, 2 May 1946
  • Facsimile: Pearl S. Buck cable to Hughes, 29 May 1946
  • Ceaseless Rings of Walt Whitman-Hughes, preface, I Hear the People Singing: Selected Poems of Walt Whitman, 1946
  • Langston Hughes Fulfills Promise of Great Destiny in New Book: Review of Fields of Wonder-Russell and Rowena Jelliffe, Cleveland News Week-End Review, 29 March 1947
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to James Nathaniel Hughes Jr., 19 December 1921
  • My Adventures as a Social Poet-Hughes, Phylon, Third Quarter 1947
  • Facsimile: "Freedom Train," in the October 1947 issue of Our World
  • Facsimile: Draft of part of Montage of a Dream Deferred, 7 August 1948
  • Old Forms, Old Rhythms, Old Words: Review of One-Way Ticket-J. Saunders Redding, The Saturday Review of Literature, 22 January 1949
  • 'One Way Ticket,' New Book of Poems by Langston Hughes-Abner W. Berry, Daily Worker, 13 February 1949
  • Facsimile: Knopf announcement of publication of One-Way Ticket
  • A Citizen of Harlem: 1950 - 1959
  • 213
  • McCarthy Hearings and Right-Wing Critics
  • 215
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to R. J. M. Danley, 14 May 1922
  • Testimony before the Executive Session, 24 March 1953-record of the Eighty-Third Congress, First Session, 1953
  • Am I Excused Now?-record of the Eighty-Third Congress, First Session, 26 March 1953
  • Langston Hughes: Malevolent Force-Elizabeth Staples, American Mercury, January 1959
  • Critic, Translator, and Teacher
  • 222 --
  • A Letter from Africa-Hughes letter to Carrie Clark, 21 July 1923
  • Remembering a Paris Romance-from Anne Marie Coussey letter to Hughes, 3 June 1926
  • Plan of the Series
  • Our Wonderful Society: Washington-Hughes, Opportunity, August 1927
  • An Award-Winning Poem-Hughes, "The Weary Blues"
  • A First Book
  • 34
  • Hughes letter to Carl Van Vechten, 17 May 1925
  • Facsimile: Blanche Knopf letter to Hughes, 18 May 1925
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to Claude McKay, 25 July 1925
  • Facsimile: W. E. B. Du Bois letter to Hughes, 6 August 1925
  • On Being Discovered-from The Big Sea
  • Introducing Langston Hughes to the Reader-Van Vechten, preface for The Weary Blues
  • xxi
  • Poet on Poet: Review of The Weary Blues-Countee Cullen, Opportunity, February 1926
  • Euterpe Learns the Charleston: Review of The Weary Blues-Theophilus Lewis, The Messenger, March 1926
  • To Midnight Nan at Leroy's-from The Weary Blues
  • Jazz Band's Sob: Review of The Weary Blues-DuBose Heyward, New York Herald Tribune Books, 1 August 1926
  • Off with the Black-Face!: Review of The Weary Blues-James Rorty, New Masses, October 1926
  • An Argument of Art and Race
  • 49
  • Negro-Art Hokum-George S. Schuyler, The Nation, 16 June 1926
  • Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain-Hughes, The Nation, 23 June 1926
  • An Absurd Contention-Hughes, letter to the editor, The Nation, 18 August 1926
  • Works by Langston Hughes
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to Wallace Thurman, circa 1926
  • Reviews of Fine Clothes to the Jew
  • 56
  • Songs of the Lowly-Dewey R. Jones, Chicago Defender, 5 February 1927
  • Growth of a Poet-Walter F. White, New York World, 6 February 1927
  • Langston Hughes: The Sewer Dweller-William M. Kelley, New York Amsterdam News, 9 February 1927
  • A Poet for the People-Margaret Larkin, Opportunity, March 1927
  • On Critics
  • 62
  • These Bad New Negroes: A Critique on Critics-essay by Hughes, 22 March 1927
  • 3
  • Only the Best-Hughes letter to W. E. B. Du Bois, 11 February 1928
  • A Man of Letters
  • 66
  • Hughes letter to Claude McKay, 5 March 1928
  • Hughes letter to McKay, 13 September 1928
  • Hughes letter to Wallace Thurman, circa 1929
  • Hughes letter to Thurman, 29 July 1929
  • Facsimile: Page from Hughes's journal, 15 July 1929
  • Turning to the World: 1930 - 1939
  • 73
  • A Poet of the People: 1902 - 1929
  • Laughin' Just to Keep from Cryin'
  • 75
  • Patron and Friend-from The Big Sea
  • Facsimile: Page from the second draft of Not Without Laughter
  • "Next Thing to Camelot": Introduction to Not Without Laughter-Arna Bontemps, 1969
  • Guitar-from Hughes, Not Without Laughter
  • Break with Mason-from The Big Sea
  • A Little Colored Boy Grows Up: Review of Not Without Laughter-Mary Ross, New York Herald Tribune Books, 27 July 1930
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to James Weldon Johnson, 12 July 1930
  • "An Enviable First Performance": Review of Not Without Laughter-Wallace Thurman, New York Evening Post, 28 July 1930
  • 18
  • Facsimile: Knopf publicity department letter to Hughes, 28 July 1930
  • "The Simplicity of Great Art": Review of Not Without Laughter-Sterling A. Brown, Opportunity, September 1930
  • Greetings to Soviet Workers-Hughes, New Masses, December 1930
  • Story of Mule Bone
  • 97
  • A Tragedy of Negro Life-Henry Louis Gates Jr., in Mule Bone: A Comedy of Negro Life
  • Facsimile: Title page for the typescript of Mule Bone
  • "Flinging a Final Mule Bone"-Hughes letter to Carl Van Vechten, 4 February 1931
  • Facsimile: First page of the Mule Bone typescript
  • Haiti and the South
  • Living with Mary Langston-from Hughes, The Big Sea: An Autobiography
  • 107
  • Hughes letter to Amy Spingarn, 14 May 1931
  • People without Shoes-Hughes, New Masses, October 1931
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to James Nathaniel Hughes Jr., 30 June 1931
  • Reading at Coulter Academy-from Hughes, I Wonder as I Wander: An Autobiographical Journey
  • Financing a Reading Tour-Hughes letter to James Weldon Johnson, 14 August 1931
  • Hughes on Negro Art-Hughes, "Negro Art and-Its Audience" The New Sign, 26 September 1931, and "Negro Art and-Publicity Value," The New Sign, 3 October 1931
  • Sterling A. Brown letter to Hughes, 7 December 1931
  • Hughes letter to Mary McLeod Bethune, 15 February 1932
  • Facsimile: Hughes tribute to Vachel Lindsay, 18 January 1932
  • New Arrangements-from The Big Sea
  • Brown America in Jail: Kilby-Hughes, Opportunity, June 1932
  • Facsimile: Hughes cable to Wallace Thurman, 12 March 1932
  • Writing for Children
  • 123
  • Sandburg of Negro Verse: Review of The Dream Keeper-Horace Gregory, New York Evening Post, 2 August 1932
  • By the Sea-from Hughes and Arna Bontemps, Popo and Fifina, 1932
  • Books and the Negro Child-Hughes, Children's Library Yearbook, 1932
  • Soviet Union and Asia
  • 129
  • Hughes letter to Amy Spingarn, 20 March 1933
  • Introduction to Selected Poems of Gabriela Mistral, 1957
  • "Even the Simplicity Defeats Him"-Edwin Honig, "Poet of Womanhood," The Saturday Review of Literature, 22 March 1958
  • Introduction to Pudd'nhead Wilson-Hughes, 1959
  • Simple Story
  • 241
  • Not So Simple: Review of Simple Speaks His Mind-Lloyd L. Brown, Masses and Mainstream, June 1950
  • "A Brilliant and Shockingly Accurate Expose": Review of Simple Speaks His Mind-John W. Parker, Journal of Negro History, January 1951
  • That Not So Simple Sage, Mr. Simple: Review of Simple Takes a Wife-Arna Bontemps, New York Herald Tribune Book Review, 14 June 1953
  • Not So Simple: Review of Simple Takes a Wife-Abner Berry, Masses and Mainstream, September 1953
  • Simple is Back-Martha MacGregor, New York Post, 15 September 1957
  • Some Practical Observations: A Colloquy-Hughes interview, Phylon, Winter 1950
  • Scenes from Simply Heavenly-from Langston Hughes and David Martin, Simply Heavenly, 1958
  • Poetry and Prose
  • 254
  • "A Sensitive and Fascinating Work": Review of Montage of a Dream Deferred-Arthur P. Davis, Journal of Negro History, April 1951
  • Poetry of Harlem in Transition: Review of Montage of a Dream Deferred-John W. Parker, Phylon, Second Quarter, 1951
  • Professor-from Hughes, Laughing to Keep from Crying, 1952
  • Books and Things: Review of Laughing to Keep from Crying-Lewis Gannett, New York Herald Tribune, 26 March 1952
  • Facsimile: Draft of a poem Hughes published in Beloit Poetry Journal Chapbook
  • Black & Bubbling: Review of Laughing to Keep from Crying-Arna Bontemps, The Saturday Review of Literature, 5 April 1952
  • "The Why and Wherefore": Review of The Sweet Flypaper of Life-Almena Lomax, Los Angeles Tribune, 11 November 1955
  • Facsimile: Edward H. Dodd Jr. letter to Hughes, 25 June 1952
  • Hughes' I Wonder as I Wander: Reveries of an Itinerant Poet-Jonathan F. Beecher, Harvard Crimson, 13 December 1956
  • "A Personality Without Pretense": Review of I Wonder As I Wander-J. Saunders Redding, Baltimore Afro-American, 12 January 1957
  • Odyssey of a Literary Man: Review of I Wonder As I Wander-Nick Aaron Ford, Phylon, First Quarter, 1957
  • Facsimile: Telegram exchange between bandleader Duke Ellington and Hughes, September 1958
  • Another Revealing Facet of the Harlem Scene: Review of Tambourines to Glory-John W. Parker, Phylon, Spring 1959
  • Langston Hughes' Tambourines to Glory-LeRoi Jones, Jazz Review, June 1959
  • Facsimile: First page of Hughes's reader's report for Simon and Schuster
  • Sermons and Blues: Review of Selected Poems of Langston Hughes-James Baldwin, The New York Times Book Review, 29 March 1959
  • Facsimile: Hughes postcard to Baldwin, 29 March 1959
  • "Enduring Poems": Review of Selected Poems of Langston Hughes-John Henrik Clarke, Chicago Defender, 4 July 1959
  • Famous Negro Books-Hughes letter to Dodd, 28 June 1952
  • Manhattan Arts Theatre Citation to Langston Hughes, 3 May 1959
  • Searching for a Star-Hughes letter to Pearl Bailey, 6 December 1959
  • Last Years: 1960 - 22 May 1967
  • 279
  • A-Climbin' On
  • 280
  • Remarks in Acceptance of 45th Spingarn Medal-Hughes, 26 June 1960
  • No Crystal Stair-Hughes, "Mother to Son," The Crisis, December 1922
  • Facsimile: Draft for Hughes's short piece on Miles Davis
  • Jazz Is a Marching Jubilee: Review of Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz-Rudi Blesh, New York Herald Tribune Books, 26 November 1961
  • Introduction to Uncle Tom's Cabin-Hughes, 1952
  • "A Book of Social Protest": Review of Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz-John Henrik Clarke, Freedomways, Winter 1962
  • Foreword: Who Is Simple?-Hughes, The Best of Simple, 1961
  • "A Later Day Aesop": Review of The Best of Simple-Clarke, Freedomways, Winter 1962
  • Foreword to Poems from Black Africa-Hughes, 1963
  • Mr. Hughes' Shadings: Review of Something in Common and Other Stories-William Kirtz, Quincy (Mass.) Patriot-Ledger, 17 April 1963
  • Reachin' Landings
  • 293
  • Introduction to Five Plays by Langston Hughes-Webster Smalley, 1963
  • A Writer's Responsibility-Hughes, "The Task of the Negro Writer as Artist," Negro Digest, April 1965
  • Facsimile: First page of an essay Hughes wrote on sexual stereotypes, 4 May 1963
  • Hughes letter to Arna Bontemps, 18 February 1953
  • "It'll Be Me": The Voice of Langston Hughes: Review of Five Plays by Langston Hughes-Doris E. Abramson, Massachusetts Review, Autumn 1963
  • Continued Controversy-"4 Churches Hit Poet's WSU Visit," The Wichita Eagle, 26 April 1965
  • Still Climbin'
  • 309
  • Twenties: Harlem and Its Negritude-Hughes, African Forum, 1966
  • "Too Serious to Laugh ... Too Philosophical to Cry": Review of Simple's Uncle Sam-W. Edward Farrison, College Language Association Journal, March 1966
  • Taos in Harlem: An Interview with Langston Hughes-Richard Rive, Contrast, 1967
  • Introduction to The Best Short Stories by Negro Writers: An Anthology from 1899 to the Present-Hughes, 1967
  • Facsimile: Instructions Hughes prepared for his memorial service
  • Langston Hughes Dies-The Poet of Harlem-Joseph Mancini, New York Post, 23 May 1967
  • Facsimile: Page from a draft of Hughes's Famous American Negroes
  • "Bright Before Us": The Legacy of Langston Hughes
  • 324
  • Views from the Sixties
  • 325
  • Legacy of Langston Hughes-Ted Poston, New York Post Magazine, 27 May 1967
  • Man Who Created 'Simple'-Keneth Kinnamon, The Nation, 4 December 1967
  • "A Vital Contribution": Review of The Panther and the Lash-W. Edward Farrison, College Language Association Journal, March 1968
  • Langston Hughes' Last Volume of Verse: Review of The Panther and the Lash-Theodore R. Hudson, College Language Association Journal, June 1968
  • Langston Hughes: He Spoke of Rivers-Arna Bontemps, Freedomways, Spring 1968
  • Langston Hughes-An Inspirer of Young Writers-Lindsay Patterson, Freedomways, Spring 1968
  • Facsimile: Carl Murphy letter to Hughes, 18 September 1953
  • Looking Back
  • 335
  • A Chat with Langston Hughes: Spring, 1960-Richard K. Barksdale, Langston Hughes Review, Fall 1983
  • Langston/Blues Griot-Jerry W. Ward Jr., Langston Hughes Review, Fall 1993
  • Amiri Baraka on Langston Hughes-17 October 1985 interview, Langston Hughes Review, Winter 1997
  • James Baldwin on Langston Hughes-14 February 1986 interview, Langston Hughes Review, Winter 1997
  • Langston Hughes and Haiti-Maurice A. Lubin, Langston Hughes Review, Spring 1987
  • Hughes's Literary Reputation in France-Michel Fabre, Langston Hughes Review, Spring 1987
  • Gathering Up Every Word of the Prolific Langston Hughes-Jo Thomas, The New York Times, 31 July 2001
  • From Harlem to Paris-Hughes, New York Times Book Review, 26 February 1956
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Contents
  • Hughes on Central High School-from The Big Sea
  • Facsimile: Press release, 31 August 1932
  • Moscow and Me-Hughes, International Literature, July 1933
  • Swords over Asia-Hughes, Fight against War and Fascism, June 1934
  • Facsimile: Hughes speech in Japan, 30 June 1933
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to Jean Toomer, 17 November 1933, and Toomer's reply
  • A First Collection of Stories
  • 142
  • Red-Headed Baby-from Hughes, The Ways of White Folks
  • Langston Hughes Produces a Remarkably Fine Book of Short Stories: Review of The Ways of White Folks-Herschel Brickell, New York Post, 28 June 1934
  • Change the World!: Review of The Ways of White Folks-Edwin Rolfe, Daily Worker, 10 July 1934
  • Facsimile: First page of Hughes's short story in the Central High School Monthly
  • Jazz-Consciousness: Review of The Ways of White Folks-Vernon Loggins, The Saturday Review of Literature, 14 July 1934
  • Uses of Words
  • 149
  • To Negro Writers-essay by Hughes, American Writers' Congress, April 1935
  • An Appeal for Jacques Roumain-Hughes, letter to the editor, The New Republic, 12 December 1934
  • Settling Matters in Mexico-Hughes letter to Carrie Clark, 14 December 1934
  • Soul Gone Home: A One-Act Play-Hughes, One-Act Play, July 1937
  • Facsimile: Page from draft of speech for the Second International Writers Congress, 16 July 1937
  • Hughes Bombed in Spain-Hughes, Baltimore Afro-American, 23 October 1937
  • Facsimile: Pages with Hughes annotations from One Act Play, October 1938
  • Living the Blues
  • Writers, Words and the World-speech by Hughes, 25 July 1938
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to Dorothy Peterson, 25 July 1939
  • Adventures as a Social Writer: 1940 - 1949
  • 162
  • Facsimile: Hughes's application to the Julius Rosenwald Fund, 5 January 1941
  • Ellison and Wright on The Big Sea
  • 164
  • Stormy Weather-Ralph Ellison, The New Masses, 24 September 1940
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to Richard Wright, 29 February 1940
  • Forerunner and Ambassador-Wright, The New Republic, 28 October 1940
  • 25
  • Wright Wins the Spingarn Medal-Hughes letter to Wright, 15 February 1941
  • "Goodbye Christ" Controversy
  • 170
  • Concerning "Goodbye, Christ"-Hughes statement, 1 January 1941
  • Hughes letter to Malcolm Cowley, 2 January 1941
  • Third Collection of Poems
  • 174
  • To Croon, Shout, Recite or Sing: Review of Shakespeare in Harlem-Ruth Lechlitner, New York Herald Tribune Books, 3 May 1942
  • "Unworthy of the Author": Review of Shakespeare in Harlem-Owen Dodson, Phylon, Third Quarter 1942
  • Writing for the Chicago Defender
  • I've Known Rivers-from The Big Sea
  • 176
  • Negro Writers and the War-Hughes draft of article for the Chicago Defender, 24 August 1942
  • Facsimile: Slogans for war bonds, circa 1942
  • Why and Wherefore-Hughes, Chicago Defender, 21 November 1942
  • Conversation at Midnight-Hughes, Chicago Defender, 13 February 1943
  • On America's Democracy
  • 182
  • Democracy, Negroes, and Writers-Hughes statement, 13 May 1941
  • Facsimile: First page from Hughes's song "Freedom Road," 1942
  • My America-Hughes, in What the Negro Wants, 1944
  • Facsimile: A copy of "The Negro Speaks of Rivers"
  • Down Under in Harlem-Hughes, The New Republic, 27 March 1944
  • From Jim Crow's Last Stand to One-Way Ticket
  • 192
  • "Fearlessly Presenting His Case": Review of Jim Crow's Last Stand-Carter G. Woodson, Journal of Negro History, October 1943
  • A Proposal for an Anthology-Hughes letter to Countee Cullen, 23 July 1943
  • Facsimile: Drafts of poem "Trumpet Player: 52nd Street," June 1945
  • Hughes letter to Arna Bontemps, 2 May 1946
  • Facsimile: Pearl S. Buck cable to Hughes, 29 May 1946
  • Ceaseless Rings of Walt Whitman-Hughes, preface, I Hear the People Singing: Selected Poems of Walt Whitman, 1946
  • Langston Hughes Fulfills Promise of Great Destiny in New Book: Review of Fields of Wonder-Russell and Rowena Jelliffe, Cleveland News Week-End Review, 29 March 1947
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to James Nathaniel Hughes Jr., 19 December 1921
  • My Adventures as a Social Poet-Hughes, Phylon, Third Quarter 1947
  • Facsimile: "Freedom Train," in the October 1947 issue of Our World
  • Facsimile: Draft of part of Montage of a Dream Deferred, 7 August 1948
  • Old Forms, Old Rhythms, Old Words: Review of One-Way Ticket-J. Saunders Redding, The Saturday Review of Literature, 22 January 1949
  • 'One Way Ticket,' New Book of Poems by Langston Hughes-Abner W. Berry, Daily Worker, 13 February 1949
  • Facsimile: Knopf announcement of publication of One-Way Ticket
  • A Citizen of Harlem: 1950 - 1959
  • 213
  • McCarthy Hearings and Right-Wing Critics
  • 215
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to R. J. M. Danley, 14 May 1922
  • Testimony before the Executive Session, 24 March 1953-record of the Eighty-Third Congress, First Session, 1953
  • Am I Excused Now?-record of the Eighty-Third Congress, First Session, 26 March 1953
  • Langston Hughes: Malevolent Force-Elizabeth Staples, American Mercury, January 1959
  • Critic, Translator, and Teacher
  • 222 --
  • A Letter from Africa-Hughes letter to Carrie Clark, 21 July 1923
  • Remembering a Paris Romance-from Anne Marie Coussey letter to Hughes, 3 June 1926
  • Plan of the Series
  • Our Wonderful Society: Washington-Hughes, Opportunity, August 1927
  • An Award-Winning Poem-Hughes, "The Weary Blues"
  • A First Book
  • 34
  • Hughes letter to Carl Van Vechten, 17 May 1925
  • Facsimile: Blanche Knopf letter to Hughes, 18 May 1925
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to Claude McKay, 25 July 1925
  • Facsimile: W. E. B. Du Bois letter to Hughes, 6 August 1925
  • On Being Discovered-from The Big Sea
  • Introducing Langston Hughes to the Reader-Van Vechten, preface for The Weary Blues
  • xxi
  • Poet on Poet: Review of The Weary Blues-Countee Cullen, Opportunity, February 1926
  • Euterpe Learns the Charleston: Review of The Weary Blues-Theophilus Lewis, The Messenger, March 1926
  • To Midnight Nan at Leroy's-from The Weary Blues
  • Jazz Band's Sob: Review of The Weary Blues-DuBose Heyward, New York Herald Tribune Books, 1 August 1926
  • Off with the Black-Face!: Review of The Weary Blues-James Rorty, New Masses, October 1926
  • An Argument of Art and Race
  • 49
  • Negro-Art Hokum-George S. Schuyler, The Nation, 16 June 1926
  • Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain-Hughes, The Nation, 23 June 1926
  • An Absurd Contention-Hughes, letter to the editor, The Nation, 18 August 1926
  • Works by Langston Hughes
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to Wallace Thurman, circa 1926
  • Reviews of Fine Clothes to the Jew
  • 56
  • Songs of the Lowly-Dewey R. Jones, Chicago Defender, 5 February 1927
  • Growth of a Poet-Walter F. White, New York World, 6 February 1927
  • Langston Hughes: The Sewer Dweller-William M. Kelley, New York Amsterdam News, 9 February 1927
  • A Poet for the People-Margaret Larkin, Opportunity, March 1927
  • On Critics
  • 62
  • These Bad New Negroes: A Critique on Critics-essay by Hughes, 22 March 1927
  • 3
  • Only the Best-Hughes letter to W. E. B. Du Bois, 11 February 1928
  • A Man of Letters
  • 66
  • Hughes letter to Claude McKay, 5 March 1928
  • Hughes letter to McKay, 13 September 1928
  • Hughes letter to Wallace Thurman, circa 1929
  • Hughes letter to Thurman, 29 July 1929
  • Facsimile: Page from Hughes's journal, 15 July 1929
  • Turning to the World: 1930 - 1939
  • 73
  • A Poet of the People: 1902 - 1929
  • Laughin' Just to Keep from Cryin'
  • 75
  • Patron and Friend-from The Big Sea
  • Facsimile: Page from the second draft of Not Without Laughter
  • "Next Thing to Camelot": Introduction to Not Without Laughter-Arna Bontemps, 1969
  • Guitar-from Hughes, Not Without Laughter
  • Break with Mason-from The Big Sea
  • A Little Colored Boy Grows Up: Review of Not Without Laughter-Mary Ross, New York Herald Tribune Books, 27 July 1930
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to James Weldon Johnson, 12 July 1930
  • "An Enviable First Performance": Review of Not Without Laughter-Wallace Thurman, New York Evening Post, 28 July 1930
  • 18
  • Facsimile: Knopf publicity department letter to Hughes, 28 July 1930
  • "The Simplicity of Great Art": Review of Not Without Laughter-Sterling A. Brown, Opportunity, September 1930
  • Greetings to Soviet Workers-Hughes, New Masses, December 1930
  • Story of Mule Bone
  • 97
  • A Tragedy of Negro Life-Henry Louis Gates Jr., in Mule Bone: A Comedy of Negro Life
  • Facsimile: Title page for the typescript of Mule Bone
  • "Flinging a Final Mule Bone"-Hughes letter to Carl Van Vechten, 4 February 1931
  • Facsimile: First page of the Mule Bone typescript
  • Haiti and the South
  • Living with Mary Langston-from Hughes, The Big Sea: An Autobiography
  • 107
  • Hughes letter to Amy Spingarn, 14 May 1931
  • People without Shoes-Hughes, New Masses, October 1931
  • Facsimile: Hughes letter to James Nathaniel Hughes Jr., 30 June 1931
  • Reading at Coulter Academy-from Hughes, I Wonder as I Wander: An Autobiographical Journey
  • Financing a Reading Tour-Hughes letter to James Weldon Johnson, 14 August 1931
  • Hughes on Negro Art-Hughes, "Negro Art and-Its Audience" The New Sign, 26 September 1931, and "Negro Art and-Publicity Value," The New Sign, 3 October 1931
  • Sterling A. Brown letter to Hughes, 7 December 1931
  • Hughes letter to Mary McLeod Bethune, 15 February 1932
  • Facsimile: Hughes tribute to Vachel Lindsay, 18 January 1932
  • New Arrangements-from The Big Sea
  • Brown America in Jail: Kilby-Hughes, Opportunity, June 1932
  • Facsimile: Hughes cable to Wallace Thurman, 12 March 1932
  • Writing for Children
  • 123
  • Sandburg of Negro Verse: Review of The Dream Keeper-Horace Gregory, New York Evening Post, 2 August 1932
  • By the Sea-from Hughes and Arna Bontemps, Popo and Fifina, 1932
  • Books and the Negro Child-Hughes, Children's Library Yearbook, 1932
  • Soviet Union and Asia
  • 129
  • Hughes letter to Amy Spingarn, 20 March 1933
  • Introduction to Selected Poems of Gabriela Mistral, 1957
  • "Even the Simplicity Defeats Him"-Edwin Honig, "Poet of Womanhood," The Saturday Review of Literature, 22 March 1958
  • Introduction to Pudd'nhead Wilson-Hughes, 1959
  • Simple Story
  • 241
  • Not So Simple: Review of Simple Speaks His Mind-Lloyd L. Brown, Masses and Mainstream, June 1950
  • "A Brilliant and Shockingly Accurate Expose": Review of Simple Speaks His Mind-John W. Parker, Journal of Negro History, January 1951
  • That Not So Simple Sage, Mr. Simple: Review of Simple Takes a Wife-Arna Bontemps, New York Herald Tribune Book Review, 14 June 1953
  • Not So Simple: Review of Simple Takes a Wife-Abner Berry, Masses and Mainstream, September 1953
  • Simple is Back-Martha MacGregor, New York Post, 15 September 1957
  • Some Practical Observations: A Colloquy-Hughes interview, Phylon, Winter 1950
  • Scenes from Simply Heavenly-from Langston Hughes and David Martin, Simply Heavenly, 1958
  • Poetry and Prose
  • 254
  • "A Sensitive and Fascinating Work": Review of Montage of a Dream Deferred-Arthur P. Davis, Journal of Negro History, April 1951
  • Poetry of Harlem in Transition: Review of Montage of a Dream Deferred-John W. Parker, Phylon, Second Quarter, 1951
  • Professor-from Hughes, Laughing to Keep from Crying, 1952
  • Books and Things: Review of Laughing to Keep from Crying-Lewis Gannett, New York Herald Tribune, 26 March 1952
  • Facsimile: Draft of a poem Hughes published in Beloit Poetry Journal Chapbook
  • Black & Bubbling: Review of Laughing to Keep from Crying-Arna Bontemps, The Saturday Review of Literature, 5 April 1952
  • "The Why and Wherefore": Review of The Sweet Flypaper of Life-Almena Lomax, Los Angeles Tribune, 11 November 1955
  • Facsimile: Edward H. Dodd Jr. letter to Hughes, 25 June 1952
  • Hughes' I Wonder as I Wander: Reveries of an Itinerant Poet-Jonathan F. Beecher, Harvard Crimson, 13 December 1956
  • "A Personality Without Pretense": Review of I Wonder As I Wander-J. Saunders Redding, Baltimore Afro-American, 12 January 1957
  • Odyssey of a Literary Man: Review of I Wonder As I Wander-Nick Aaron Ford, Phylon, First Quarter, 1957
  • Facsimile: Telegram exchange between bandleader Duke Ellington and Hughes, September 1958
  • Another Revealing Facet of the Harlem Scene: Review of Tambourines to Glory-John W. Parker, Phylon, Spring 1959
  • Langston Hughes' Tambourines to Glory-LeRoi Jones, Jazz Review, June 1959
  • Facsimile: First page of Hughes's reader's report for Simon and Schuster
  • Sermons and Blues: Review of Selected Poems of Langston Hughes-James Baldwin, The New York Times Book Review, 29 March 1959
  • Facsimile: Hughes postcard to Baldwin, 29 March 1959
  • "Enduring Poems": Review of Selected Poems of Langston Hughes-John Henrik Clarke, Chicago Defender, 4 July 1959
  • Famous Negro Books-Hughes letter to Dodd, 28 June 1952
  • Manhattan Arts Theatre Citation to Langston Hughes, 3 May 1959
  • Searching for a Star-Hughes letter to Pearl Bailey, 6 December 1959
  • Last Years: 1960 - 22 May 1967
  • 279
  • A-Climbin' On
  • 280
  • Remarks in Acceptance of 45th Spingarn Medal-Hughes, 26 June 1960
  • No Crystal Stair-Hughes, "Mother to Son," The Crisis, December 1922
  • Facsimile: Draft for Hughes's short piece on Miles Davis
  • Jazz Is a Marching Jubilee: Review of Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz-Rudi Blesh, New York Herald Tribune Books, 26 November 1961
  • Introduction to Uncle Tom's Cabin-Hughes, 1952
  • "A Book of Social Protest": Review of Ask Your Mama: Twelve Moods for Jazz-John Henrik Clarke, Freedomways, Winter 1962
  • Foreword: Who Is Simple?-Hughes, The Best of Simple, 1961
  • "A Later Day Aesop": Review of The Best of Simple-Clarke, Freedomways, Winter 1962
  • Foreword to Poems from Black Africa-Hughes, 1963
  • Mr. Hughes' Shadings: Review of Something in Common and Other Stories-William Kirtz, Quincy (Mass.) Patriot-Ledger, 17 April 1963
  • Reachin' Landings
  • 293
  • Introduction to Five Plays by Langston Hughes-Webster Smalley, 1963
  • A Writer's Responsibility-Hughes, "The Task of the Negro Writer as Artist," Negro Digest, April 1965
  • Facsimile: First page of an essay Hughes wrote on sexual stereotypes, 4 May 1963
  • Hughes letter to Arna Bontemps, 18 February 1953
  • "It'll Be Me": The Voice of Langston Hughes: Review of Five Plays by Langston Hughes-Doris E. Abramson, Massachusetts Review, Autumn 1963
  • Continued Controversy-"4 Churches Hit Poet's WSU Visit," The Wichita Eagle, 26 April 1965
  • Still Climbin'
  • 309
  • Twenties: Harlem and Its Negritude-Hughes, African Forum, 1966
  • "Too Serious to Laugh ... Too Philosophical to Cry": Review of Simple's Uncle Sam-W. Edward Farrison, College Language Association Journal, March 1966
  • Taos in Harlem: An Interview with Langston Hughes-Richard Rive, Contrast, 1967
  • Introduction to The Best Short Stories by Negro Writers: An Anthology from 1899 to the Present-Hughes, 1967
  • Facsimile: Instructions Hughes prepared for his memorial service
  • Langston Hughes Dies-The Poet of Harlem-Joseph Mancini, New York Post, 23 May 1967
  • Facsimile: Page from a draft of Hughes's Famous American Negroes
  • "Bright Before Us": The Legacy of Langston Hughes
  • 324
  • Views from the Sixties
  • 325
  • Legacy of Langston Hughes-Ted Poston, New York Post Magazine, 27 May 1967
  • Man Who Created 'Simple'-Keneth Kinnamon, The Nation, 4 December 1967
  • "A Vital Contribution": Review of The Panther and the Lash-W. Edward Farrison, College Language Association Journal, March 1968
  • Langston Hughes' Last Volume of Verse: Review of The Panther and the Lash-Theodore R. Hudson, College Language Association Journal, June 1968
  • Langston Hughes: He Spoke of Rivers-Arna Bontemps, Freedomways, Spring 1968
  • Langston Hughes-An Inspirer of Young Writers-Lindsay Patterson, Freedomways, Spring 1968
  • Facsimile: Carl Murphy letter to Hughes, 18 September 1953
  • Looking Back
  • 335
  • A Chat with Langston Hughes: Spring, 1960-Richard K. Barksdale, Langston Hughes Review, Fall 1983
  • Langston/Blues Griot-Jerry W. Ward Jr., Langston Hughes Review, Fall 1993
  • Amiri Baraka on Langston Hughes-17 October 1985 interview, Langston Hughes Review, Winter 1997
  • James Baldwin on Langston Hughes-14 February 1986 interview, Langston Hughes Review, Winter 1997
  • Langston Hughes and Haiti-Maurice A. Lubin, Langston Hughes Review, Spring 1987
  • Hughes's Literary Reputation in France-Michel Fabre, Langston Hughes Review, Spring 1987
  • Gathering Up Every Word of the Prolific Langston Hughes-Jo Thomas, The New York Times, 31 July 2001
  • From Harlem to Paris-Hughes, New York Times Book Review, 26 February 1956
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