Critical essays on Langston Hughes / [edited by] Edward J. Mullen.

Contains a collection of reviews and essays on the work of Langston Hughes.

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Online Access: Full Text (via Internet Archive)
Other Authors: Mullen, Edward J., 1942-
Format: eBook
Published: Boston, Mass. : G.K. Hall, ©1986.
Series:Critical essays on American literature.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Edward J. Mullen
  • [Reviews]
  • Poet on poet / Countee Cullen
  • Review of The weary blues / Jessie Fauset
  • Review of The weary blues / Anon.
  • The Jazz band's sob / DuBose Heyward
  • Review of The weary blues / Alain Locke
  • Review of Fine clothes to the Jew / J.A. Rogers
  • Sing a soothin' song / DuBose Heyward
  • A poet for the people / Margaret Larkin
  • Common clay and poetry / Alain Locke
  • Review of Fine clothes to the Jew / Lewis Alexander
  • Limiting devices / Kenneth Fearing
  • Review of Not without laughter / V.F. Calverton
  • Review of Not without laughter / Sterling Brown
  • Paying for old sins / Sherwood Anderson
  • Review of the ways of white folks / Alain Locke
  • Forerunner and ambassador / Richard Wright
  • From Seven American poets / Alfred Kreymborg
  • To be sung or shouted / H.R. Hays
  • Review of Shakespeare in Harlem / Owen Dodson
  • Poems by Langston Hughes / Hubert Creekmore
  • Old form, old rhythms, new words / Saunders Redding
  • Dialogues but barbed / Carl Van Vechten
  • What it means to be colored. Langston Hughes in an old vein with new rhythms / Saunders Redding
  • Waste land of Harlem / Babette Deutsch
  • For your recreation and reflections / G. Lewis Chandler
  • Black and bubbling / Arna Bontemps
  • In the heart of Harlem / Carl Van Vechten
  • Review of Simple stakes a claim / Luther Jackson
  • Sermons and blues / James Baldwin
  • Laura and Essie Belle / Gilbert Millstein
  • A trio of singers in varied keyes / Dudley Fitts
  • Jazz as a marching jubilee / Rudi Blesh
  • Review of The panther and the lash / W. Edward Farrison
  • Poetry and chronicle / Laurence Leiberman
  • [Articles and essays]
  • Three Negro poets / Nancy Cunard
  • Hughes's Black esthetic / Onwuchekwa Jemie
  • Langston Hughes / Melvin Tolson
  • Langston Hughes versus the Black preachers in the Pittsburgh Courier in the 1930's / Walter C. Daniel
  • The Harlem of Langston Hughes' poetry / Arthur P. Davis
  • Jazz poetry and blues / Charles S. Johnson
  • The 'Madam poems' as dramatic monologue / Dellita L. Martin
  • Some mark to make : the lyrical imagination of Langston Hughes / R. Baxter Miller
  • Old John in Harlem : the urban folktales of Langston Hughes / Susan L. Blake
  • Bodies in the moonlight : a critical analysis / James A. Emanuel
  • Jesse B. Semple and the narrative art of Langston Hughes / Phyllis R. Klotman
  • Miscegenation on Broadway : Hughes's Mulatto and Edward Sheldon's The nigger / Richard K. Barksdale.