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The Resource Langston Hughes : "life makes poems", Jodie A. Shull

Langston Hughes : "life makes poems", Jodie A. Shull

Label
Langston Hughes : "life makes poems"
Title
Langston Hughes
Title remainder
"life makes poems"
Statement of responsibility
Jodie A. Shull
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The poetry of Langston Hughes pulses with the rhythms of jazz and blues, and the language of the streets. In describing the everyday lives of African Americans, he became the leading African-American poet of the world. Jodie A. Shull s insightful and highly readable new biography sheds light on one of the most important figures of the Harlem Renaissance and introduces another generation to his extraordinary outpouring of poetry, short stories, novels, plays, and other work
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shull, Jodie A
Dewey number
  • 818/.5209
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3515.U274
LC item number
Z785 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
African-American biography library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hughes, Langston
  • Hughes, Langston
  • African American poets
  • Poets, American
  • African American poets
  • Poets, American
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Langston Hughes : "life makes poems", Jodie A. Shull
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0516/2005020811.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 118-125) and index
Contents
Discovery of a busboy poet -- A lonely boyhood -- A poet's education -- The dream city -- Vagabond poet -- A writer's living -- Not without laughter -- Across America and around the world -- The big sea -- Home to Harlem -- My world will not end
Control code
ocm61131817
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9780766024687
Lccn
2005020811
Other control number
9780766024687
Other physical details
ill. (some col.) :
Label
Langston Hughes : "life makes poems", Jodie A. Shull
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0516/2005020811.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 118-125) and index
Contents
Discovery of a busboy poet -- A lonely boyhood -- A poet's education -- The dream city -- Vagabond poet -- A writer's living -- Not without laughter -- Across America and around the world -- The big sea -- Home to Harlem -- My world will not end
Control code
ocm61131817
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
128 p.
Isbn
9780766024687
Lccn
2005020811
Other control number
9780766024687
Other physical details
ill. (some col.) :

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