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  • Blood Wedding and Yerma

    By Federico Garcia Lorca

    Our Price: $14.35
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781559360807
    • Publisher: Theatre Communications Group
    • Published: May 1994
  • Five Plays by Langston Hughes: Tambourines To Glory, Soul Gone Home, Little Ham, Mulatto, Simply Heavenly

    By Langston Hughes

    Our Price: $21.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780253201218
    • Publisher: INDIANA UNIVERSITY PRESS
    • Published: 1968
    Includes Tambourines to Glory; Soul Gone Home; Little Ham; Mulatto; Simply Heavenly.
  • Mule Bone: A Comedy of Negro Life

    By Zora Neale Hurston

    Our Price: $5.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780061651120
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published: December 2008
    In this hilarious story, Jim and Dave are a struggling song-and-dance team, and when a woman comes between them, chaos ensues in their tiny Florida hometown. This extraordinary theatrical work broke new ground while triggering a bitter controversy between the collaborators that kept it out of the public eye for sixty years. This editin of the rarely seen stage classic features Hurston's original short story, 'The Bone of Contention,' as well as the complete recounting of the acrimonious literary dispute that prevented Mule Bone from being produced or published until decades after the authors' deaths. 282p.
  • Not Without Laughter

    By Langston Hughes

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780486454481
    • Publisher: Dover Publications
    • Published: April 2008
    A leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance, poet Hughes wrote only one novel ? but it is an incredibly powerful and moving work. This 1930s coming-of-age tale, which unfolds amid an African-American family in rural Kansas, explores the dilemmas of life in a racially divided society.
  • Not Without Laughter: A Novel

    By Langston Hughes

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780020209850
    • Publisher: Scribner Paperback Fiction
    • Published: March 1995
    A classic of African-American literature, with a new introduction by Maya Angelou, presents a coming-of-age novel filled with lyricism and humor and set in a small Kansas town during the early twentieth century. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
  • Return of Simple

    By Langston Hughes

    Our Price: $21.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780809015825
    • Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux
    • Published: August 1995
    First introduced in Hughes's Chicago Defender columns, 'From Here to Younger,' Jesse B. Semple, or 'Simple,' holds forth on a variety of subjects - low wages, interracial marriage, birth control, race riots, the police - from his familiar perch in a fictional Harlem bar. 218p. Pap.
  • Selected Poems of Langston Hughes

    By Langston Hughes

    Our Price: $23.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679728184
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: September 1990
    A collection of the author's favorite poetry from published books, private publications, and unpublished manuscripts
  • Tambourines to Glory

    By Langston Hughes

    Our Price: $11.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780767923279
    • Publisher: HARLEM MOON
    • Published: September 2006
    Determined to escape the poverty of public assistance, Essie Belle Johnson and Laura Reed, neighbors living in adjoining tenement apartments, are inspired to start a church in the heart of 1950s Harlem, using Laura's talents for the limelight and Essie's charismatic singing to establish the Tambourine Temple. Reprint. 10,000 first printing.
  • The Best of Simple

    By Langston Hughes

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780374521332
    • Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux
    • Published: 1989
    Langston Hughes's stories about Jesse B. Semple - first composed for a weekly column in the Chicago Defender and then collected in Simple Speaks His Mind, Simple Takes a Wife, and Simple Stakes a Claim - have been read and loved by hundreds of thousands of readers. In THE BEST OF SIMPLE, the author picks his favorites froml these earlier volumes, stories that not only have proved popular, but are now part of a great and growing literary tradition. 245p.
  • The Best Short Stories By Negro Writers an Anthology From 1899 to the Present

    By Langston Hughes

    Our Price: $7.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • Publisher: Little, Brown
    • Published: January 1967
  • The Big Sea: An Autobiography

    By Langston Hughes

    Our Price: $17.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780809015498
    • Publisher: Hill and Wang
    • Published: August 1993
    Langston Hughes, porn in 1902, came of age early int eh 1920s. In THE BIG SEA he recounts those memorable years in the two great playgrounds of thre decade: Harlem and Paris. In Paris he was a cook and waiter in nightclubs. He knew the musicians and dancers, the drunks and dope fiends. In harlem, he was a rising young poet - at the center of the 'Harlem Renaissance.' This book is the chronicle of Hughes's bright and lively artistic ear that brough the African-American people full into the 20th century. 335p.
  • The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes

    By Langston Hughes

    Our Price: $10.00 - $18.90
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679764083
    • Publisher: Vintage Classics
    • Published: October 1995
    Spanning five decades and comprising 868 poems (nearly 300 of which have never before appeared in book form), this outstanding volume is the definitive sampling of a writer who has been called the poet laureate of African America - and perhaps the greatest popular American poet since Walt Whitman. Here, for the first time, are all the poems that Langston Hughes published during his lifetime, arranged in the general order in which he wrotethem. This volume also includes the author's lesser-known verse for children; topical poems distributed through the Associated Negro Press; poems that were once suppressed. Notes, Index of First Lines; Index of Titles. 717p.
  • The Dream Keeper and Other Poems

    By Langston Hughes

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679883470
    • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
    • Published: December 1996
    Originally published in 1932, this important collection by the great African-American writer Langston Hughes contains some of the finest 20th-century poetry ever written. For children, its inspirastional, proud, and uplifting message resonates in the hearts and minds of all readers. This edition publishes seven addiitional poems. With an Introduction by noted children's poet Lee Nennett Hopkins. 84p. (All ages).
  • The Ways of White Folks

    By Langston Hughes

    Our Price: $15.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780679728177
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: September 1990
    Perhaps more than any other writer, Langston Hughes made the white America of the 1920s and '30s aware of the black black culture thriving in tis midst. Like his most famous poems, Hughes's stories are messages fromthat other America, sharply etched vignettes of its daily life, cruelly accurate portrayals of black people colliding - sometimes humorously, more ofte tragically - with whites.This volume contains fourteen of Hughes's stories, filled with mordant wit and human detail, the work of a great poet who was also a shrewd and compelling storyteller. 255p.
  • Vintage Hughes

    By Langston Hughes

    Our Price: $12.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781400034024
    • Publisher: Vintage Books
    • Published: January 2004
    A definitive selection of work by the African-American poet and author features "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," "The Weary Blues," "America," "Let America Be American Again," "Dream Variations," and "UnAmerican Investigators."

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