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The big sea : an autobiography / by Langston Hughes ; introduction by Arnold Rampersad.


2nd Hill and Wang ed.. New York : Hill and Wang, 1993.
ISBN 9780809015498, 0809015498, 9781417616794, 1417616792

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Subjects African American poets -- Biography.
African American poets.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Harlem Renaissance.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 -- Biography.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Intellectual life.
New York (State) -- New York -- Harlem.
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Poets, American.
Series American century series.
Description xxvi, 335 pages ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date 1993.
Summary This book chronicles the life of Hughes, who came of age early in the 1920s in the two great playgrounds of the decade: Harlem and Paris.
Contents I. TWENTY-ONE. Beyond Sandy Hook -- Negro -- Salvation -- The mother of the Gracchi -- Central High -- Abrupt encounter -- Father -- Back home -- I've known rivers -- Mexico again -- Promenade -- Means of escape -- Card from Cuernavaca -- Bullfights -- Tragedy in Toluca -- Departure -- Manhattan Island -- Dormitory -- Columbia -- On my own -- Haunted ship -- Time to leave -- II. BIG SEA. Africa -- Sailor's holiday -- S.S. "Malone" -- Burutu moon -- Wreck of the monkey cage -- Voyage home -- Standee -- Jocko -- Bad luck is good -- Winter seas to Rotterdam -- Montmartre -- Work -- Le Grand Duc -- Paris in the spring -- Poem -- Don't hit a woman -- Bricktop -- Late place -- Chef one-eye -- Distinguished visitor -- Italy -- Beachcomber -- Workaway -- Washington society -- Vachel Lindsay -- Poetry is practical -- III. BLACK RENAISSANCE. When the Negro was in vogue -- Harlem literati -- Gurdjieff in Harlem -- Parties -- Downtown -- Shows -- Poetry -- Nigger heaven -- Spectacles in color -- Lincoln University -- Flood on the Mississippi -- New Orleans to Havana -- Creoles and conjur -- Old had -- Interracial conference -- Not without laughter -- Alma mater -- Extra page -- Patron and friend -- Not primitive -- Diagnosis -- Literary quarrel -- Postscript.
Genre Biography.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)27013059
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
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