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Langston Hughes
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Not So Simple: The Simple Stories by Langston Hughes (1996 edition), University of Missouri Press - ISBN: 9780826210883
Langston Hughes
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Selected Poems of Langston Hughes (1999 edition), Profile Books - ISBN: 9781852421274
Langston Hughes
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The Early Simple Stories (2002 edition), University of Missouri Press - ISBN: 9780826263858
Langston Hughes
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I, Too, Sing America, in the magazine Survey Graphic (March 1925); reprinted in Selected Poems (1959)


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Born: February 1, 1902

Died: May 22, 1967 (aged 65)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet, columnist, dramatist, essayist, lyricist, novelist

Bio: James Mercer Langston Hughes was an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist. He was one of the earliest innovators of the then-new literary art form jazz poetry. Hughes is best known for his work during the Harlem Renaissance. He famously wrote about the period that the negro was in vogue which was later paraphrased as when Harlem was in vogue.

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