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Langston Hughes Poster

Langston Hughes Poster

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CushCity Price: $10.00
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Size: 24 x 36
Product Code pospm13370
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Size: 24" x 36" Suitable for framing or mounting.

Born Feb. 1, 1902 in Joplin, Mo., James Langston Hughes was a world-renowed poet, essayist and author.  He began writing poetry in the eighth grade and was selected as Class Poet.  His first published poem, "The Negro Speaks to Rivers, was also one of his most famous.   Hughes was a prolific writer.  In the 40-odd years between his first book in 1926 and his death in 1967, he devoted his life to writing and lecturing.  He wrote 16 books of poems, two novels, three collections of short stories, four volumes of "editorial" and "documentary" fiction, three autobiographies, and other operas, scripts and magazine articles.  His most famous works include "Not Without Laughter" (1930) and "The Best of Simple" (1961).  Some of his best-known poems are "Dream Deferred" and "Theme for English B."