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Comparative Literature (2014) 66 (2): 227–246.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Ryan James Kernan Literary critics in the U.S. have generally considered the artistic merit of Langston Hughes's so-called radical poetic production of the 1930s to be far below the standard the poet set in the previous decade. Its detractors (as well as its precious few champions) tend to...
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Comparative Literature (2012) 64 (2): 169–191.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Rebecca Peabody In 1952 publisher Dodd, Mead and Company invited African American writer and intellectual Langston Hughes to create an introduction, select illustrations, and prepare discursive captions for a new edition of Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin . The mid-twentieth century was a...
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Comparative Literature (2017) 69 (2): 201–221.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Jang Wook Huh After Langston Hughes was shadowed by Japanese police in the port city of Chongjin, Korea, on his trip from the Soviet Union to Japan and China in 1933, he drew a parallel between the racialization of Koreans under Japanese colonial rule and that of American Negroes under Jim Crow...
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Comparative Literature (2015) 67 (2): 185–206.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Steven S. Lee In June 1932, Langston Hughes and twenty-one other African Americans traveled to Moscow to make a movie. Set in the contemporary U.S. South, Black and White was to have exposed Jim Crow to the world, but soon after Hughes and his companions arrived the project was cancelled — due...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 456–459.
Published: 01 December 2016
... readings of major figures and moments in the interwar radical ethnic avant-garde. There is a breathtakingly original account of why the “Moscow movie” on African American culture that drew Langston Hughes to the U.S.S.R. in 1932 failed to be made; Hughes later attributed that failure to Soviet...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 453–456.
Published: 01 December 2016
... breathtakingly original account of why the “Moscow movie” on African American culture that drew Langston Hughes to the U.S.S.R. in 1932 failed to be made; Hughes later attributed that failure to Soviet ignorance about black lives in the U.S. South, resulting in a risibly implausible ...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 448–451.
Published: 01 December 2011
... modernist and contemporary verse in English — from American, British, and international modernist masters such as Ezra Pound, Langston Hughes, W.H. Auden, W.B. Yeats, and Derek Wal- cott, among numerous others, to more recent, racialized “ethnic” writers such as Li Young Lee, Marilyn Chin, and...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2011
... writers from across the spectrum of modernist and contemporary verse in English — from American, British, and international modernist masters such as Ezra Pound, Langston Hughes, W.H. Auden, W.B. Yeats, and Derek Wal- cott, among numerous others, to more recent, racialized “ethnic” writers such as Li...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 454–456.
Published: 01 December 2011
... from across the spectrum of modernist and contemporary verse in English — from American, British, and international modernist masters such as Ezra Pound, Langston Hughes, W.H. Auden, W.B. Yeats, and Derek Wal- cott, among numerous others, to more recent, racialized “ethnic” writers such as Li...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 January 2004
... central figures of the pre- Black Power African American Left: Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Paul Robeson. The book is organized into four chapters that might be thought of as four interven- tions, to use a slightly dated term, into the subject of African Americans, the Soviet...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 January 2004
... central figures of the pre- Black Power African American Left: Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Paul Robeson. The book is organized into four chapters that might be thought of as four interven- tions, to use a slightly dated term, into the subject of African Americans, the Soviet...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 January 2004
... central figures of the pre- Black Power African American Left: Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Paul Robeson. The book is organized into four chapters that might be thought of as four interven- tions, to use a slightly dated term, into the subject of African Americans, the Soviet...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2004
... central figures of the pre- Black Power African American Left: Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Paul Robeson. The book is organized into four chapters that might be thought of as four interven- tions, to use a slightly dated term, into the subject of African Americans, the Soviet...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 228–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
... posits an as yet open and unanswered question: “What of Nella Larsen’s relationship to Denmark?” (18). Although she fell into obscurity relatively soon after the publication of her last novel in 1929, today Larsen ranks with Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston as one of the major writers of the...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 487–490.
Published: 01 December 2013
...), and English-speaking poets (Langston Hughes). In eighty sprawling pages, Enjuto covers not only these poets’ politicized war poetry but also the debate surrounding the historical memory of that war in Spain today and the way in which the emerging field of Iberian Transatlantic Studies allows...
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Comparative Literature (2013) 65 (4): 491–493.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., book reviews / 493 but also the work of other Spaniards (Rafael Alberti, Miguel Hernández, Antonio and Man- uel Machado), Latin Americans (Nicolás Guillén, César Vallejo), and English-speaking poets (Langston Hughes). In eighty sprawling pages, Enjuto covers not only these poets’ politicized...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
... as Langston Hughes, who had visited China in 1933 during an earlier era of black internationalism, as well as Robert Williams, who spent four years in China in the 1960s. Despite all the best intentions and professed solidarities, however, in the end it is crucial to take into account China’s...
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Comparative Literature (2001) 53 (4): 354–372.
Published: 01 September 2001
... enlightenment of both Carl and Pierre. Where the characterization of Carl is inspired by the figure of Carl Gustav Jung, we are told that Pierre “discovers” his racial self by reading the African- American authors Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, and James Baldwin.14 The book that gives Pierre an insight...
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Comparative Literature (2021) 73 (1): 41–60.
Published: 01 March 2021
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Comparative Literature (2010) 62 (4): 399–419.
Published: 01 September 2010
... fact, out of the nearly 140 theorists on the Norton list, fewer than fifteen are “minority” or non-Western critics: W.E.B. Du Bois, Zora Neale Hurston, Langston Hughes, Franz Fanon, Chinua Achebe, Ngugi wa Thiongo (et al), Gloria Anzaldua, bell hooks, and the postcolonial trio, Edward Said...