Iacobus (Anglice James) Mercer Langston Hughes (Joplin Missuriae, 1 Februarii 1902Novi Eboraci, 22 Maii 1967) fuit poeta, agitator socialis, scriptor mythistoriarum, scriptor scaenicus, et columnista Americanus. Unus ex conditoribus poesis iaz fuit, formae artis litterariae. Uno ex ducibus Renascentiae Harlemensis innotuit. Insigniter de tempore scripsit: "Niger moris erat,"[1] deinde laxius et liberius interpretatus "cum Harlem moris esset."[2][3]

Langston Hughes. Photographema a Carolo Van Vechten factum, 1936.
Cineres Hughesiani sub cosmogramma in atrio Centri Arthuri Schomburg in Harlem sepulti sunt.
Primum opus fabularum brevium.
Langston Hughes, 1943. Photographema a Gordon Parks factum.


Corpora poesisRecensere

  • The Weary Blues, Knopf, 1926
  • Fine Clothes to the Jew, Knopf, 1927
  • The Negro Mother and Other Dramatic Recitations, 1931
  • Dear Lovely Death, 1931
  • The Dream Keeper and Other Poems, Knopf, 1932
  • Scottsboro Limited: Four Poems and a Play, Golden Stair Press, Novi Eboraci, 1932
  • Let America Be America Again, 1938
  • Shakespeare in Harlem, Knopf, 1942
  • Freedom's Plow, 1943
  • Fields of Wonder, Knopf, 1947
  • One-Way Ticket, 1949
  • Montage of a Dream Deferred, Holt, 1951
  • Selected Poems of Langston Hughes, 1958
  • Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz, Hill & Wang, 1961
  • The Panther and the Lash: Poems of Our Times, 1967
  • The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes, Knopf, 1994

Mythistoriae et corpora fabularum breviumRecensere

  • Not Without Laughter. Knopf, 1930
  • The Ways of White Folks. Knopf, 1934
  • Simple Speaks His Mind. 1950
  • Laughing to Keep from Crying, Holt, 1952
  • Simple Takes a Wife. 1953
  • Sweet Flypaper of Life, photographemata a Roy DeCarava facta. 1955
  • Simple Stakes a Claim. 1957
  • Tambourines to Glory 1958
  • The Best of Simple. 1961
  • Simple's Uncle Sam. 1965
  • Something in Common and Other Stories. Hill & Wang, 1963
  • Short Stories of Langston Hughes. Hill & Wang, 1996

Libri non fictiviRecensere

  • The Big Sea. New York: Knopf, 1940
  • Famous American Negroes. 1954
  • I Wonder as I Wander. New York: Rinehart & Co., 1956
  • A Pictorial History of the Negro in America, cum Milton Meltzer. 1956
  • Famous Negro Heroes of America. 1958
  • Fight for Freedom: The Story of the NAACP. 1962

Ludi maioresRecensere

  • Mule Bone, with Zora Neale Hurston. 1931
  • Mulatto. 1935 (The Barrier, opera, iterum nominatus, 1950)
  • Troubled Island, cum Gulielmo Grant Still, 1936
  • Little Ham. 1936
  • Emperor of Haiti. 1936
  • Don't You Want to be Free? 1938
  • Street Scene, opera, verba contribuit. 1947
  • Tambourines to Glory. 1956
  • Simply Heavenly. 1957
  • Black Nativity. 1961
  • Five Plays by Langston Hughes. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1963.
  • Jericho-Jim Crow. 1964

Libri puerilesRecensere

  • Popo and Fifina, with Arna Bontemps. 1932
  • The First Book of the Negroes. 1952
  • The First Book of Jazz. 1954
  • Marian Anderson: Famous Concert Singer, cum Steven C. Tracy 1954
  • The First Book of Rhythms. 1954
  • The First Book of the West Indies. 1956
  • First Book of Africa. 1964
  • Black Misery. Ab Arouni illustratus. 1969, ab Oxford University Press reimpressus, 1994.

Bibliographia additaRecensere

Nexus interni


  1. Anglice: "the negro was in vogue."
  2. Anglice: "when Harlem was in vogue."
  3. Ted Francis, Realism in the Novels of the Harlem Renaissance (2002).


  • Aldrich, Robert. 2001. Who's Who in Gay & Lesbian History. Routledge. ISBN 0-415-22974-X.
  • Bernard, Emily, 2001. Remember Me to Harlem: The Letters of Langston Hughes and Carl Van Vechten, 1925–1964. Knopf. ISBN 0-679-45113-7.
  • Berry, Faith. 1983, 1992. Langston Hughes: Before and Beyond Harlem. In On the Cross of the South, p. 150, et Zero Hour, pp. 185–186. Citadel Press. ISBN 0-517-14769-6.
  • Chenrow, Fred, et Carol Chenrow. 1973. Reading Exercises in Black History. Vol. 1. Elizabethtown Pennsylvaniae: The Continental Press. ISBN 0-8454-2107-7.
  • Hughes, Langston. 2001. Fight for Freedom and Other Writings on Civil Rights. In Collected Works of Langston Hughes, vol 10, ed. Christopher C. DeSantis. In "Introduction," p. 9. University of Missouri Press. ISBN 0-8262-1371-5.
  • Hutson, Jean Blackwell, et Jill Nelson. 1992. Remembering Langston. Essence magazine, Februario: 96.
  • Joyce, Joyce A. 2004. A Historical Guide to Langston Hughes. In Hughes and Twentieth-Century Genderracial Issues, ed. Steven C. Tracy, 136. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-514434-1.
  • Nero, Charles I. 1997. Re/Membering Langston: Homphobic Textuality and Arnold Rampersad's Life of Langston Hughes. In Queer Representations: Reading Lives, Reading Cultures, ed. Martin Duberman, 192. New York University Press. ISBN 0-8147-1884-1.
  • Nero, Charles I. 1999. Free Speech or Hate Speech: Pornography and Its Means of Production. In Columbia Reader on Lesbians and Gay Men in Media, Society, and Politics, ed. Larry P. Gross et James D. Woods. Columbia University Press. ISBN 0-231-10447-2.
  • Nichols, Charles H. 1980. Arna Bontempts-Langston Hughes Letters, 1925–1967. Dodd, Mead & Company. ISBN 0-396-07687-4.
  • Ostrom, Hans. 1993. Langston Hughes: A Study of the Short Fiction. Novi Eboraci: Twayne. ISBN 0-8057-8343-1.
  • Ostrom, Hans, ed. 2002. A Langston Hughes Encyclopedia. Westport: Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-30392-4.
  • Rampersad, Arnold. 1986. I, Too, Sing America. The Life of Langston Hughes, 1. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-514642-5.
  • Rampersad, Arnold. 1988. I Dream a World. The Life of Langston Hughes, 2. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-514643-3.
  • Schwarz, Christa A. B. 2003. Gay Voices of the Harlem Renaissance. In Langston Hughes: A "True 'People's Poet," 68–88. Indiana University Press. ISBN 0-253-21607-9.
  • West, Sandra L. 2003. Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance. In Langston Hughes, ed. Aberjhani et Sandra West, 162. Checkmark Press. ISBN 0-8160-4540-2.

Nexus externiRecensere

  Vicicitatio habet citationes quae ad Langston Hughes spectant.
  Vicimedia Communia plura habent quae ad Langston Hughes spectant.