Langston Hughes, American Writer

Just the Facts:
  • Name: James Mercer Langston Hughes
  • Known as: Langston Hughes
  • Birth: February 1, 1902, Joplin, Missouri, USA
  • Death: May 22, 1967, New York City, New York, USA
  • Language: English
  • Who he was: American poet, novelist, and playwright; poetry The Weary Blues; Montage of a Dream Deferred; short story collection The Ways of White Folks; poems "The Negro Speaks of Rivers"; "Harlem"; "Dreams"
  • Included in lists (What's This?): Bloom; GC

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