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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...
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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...
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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 (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 (2022) 74 (4): 448–470.
Published: 01 December 2022
... poets as disparate as Langston Hughes, Tristan Tzara, Neruda, W. H. Auden, and others, in the shared cause of supporting Republican soldiers during the Spanish Civil War. This essay addresses Los poetas , a work that even since its recovery in 1987 has not been addressed in English-language scholarship...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (4): 456–459.
Published: 01 December 2016
... 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 ignorance about black lives in the U.S. South...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 448–451.
Published: 01 December 2011
... 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 Young Lee, Marilyn Chin...
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Comparative Literature (2011) 63 (4): 452–454.
Published: 01 December 2011
... by 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 (2016) 68 (4): 453–456.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., on sev- eral scores. Perhaps most successful are the detailed revisionist 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...
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Comparative Literature (2023) 75 (2): 133–139.
Published: 01 June 2023
... University Press , 2015 . Moore David Chioni . “ Colored Dispatches from the Uzbek Border: Langston Hughes’ Relevance, 1933–2002 .” Callaloo 25 , no. 4 ( 2002 ): 1114 – 135 . Popescu Monica . At Penpoint: African Literatures, Postcolonial Studies and the Cold War . Durham, NC...
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Comparative Literature (2008) 60 (3): 228–243.
Published: 01 June 2008
... 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 Harlem Renais- sance. Indeed, Larsen’s two novels, Quicksand in 1928...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 105–107.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of radical black artists and intellectuals before the Cuban Revolution. Baldwin ably corrects this lack, examining the impact of the Soviet Union on the work of four central figures of the pre- Black Power African American Left: Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Paul Robeson...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 107–109.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of radical black artists and intellectuals before the Cuban Revolution. Baldwin ably corrects this lack, examining the impact of the Soviet Union on the work of four central figures of the pre- Black Power African American Left: Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Paul Robeson...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 99–102.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of radical black artists and intellectuals before the Cuban Revolution. Baldwin ably corrects this lack, examining the impact of the Soviet Union on the work of four central figures of the pre- Black Power African American Left: Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Paul Robeson...
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Comparative Literature (2004) 56 (1): 102–104.
Published: 01 January 2004
... of radical black artists and intellectuals before the Cuban Revolution. Baldwin ably corrects this lack, examining the impact of the Soviet Union on the work of four central figures of the pre- Black Power African American Left: Claude McKay, Langston Hughes, W.E.B. Du Bois, and Paul Robeson...
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Comparative Literature (2016) 68 (2): 141–154.
Published: 01 June 2016
...” (Shih, “Race and Revolution Du Bois’s lack of awareness of what was going on in China at the time reinforced a romantic racial internationalism also shared by such African American figures as Langston Hughes, who had visited China in 1933 during an earlier era of black internationalism, as well...
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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
...), 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): 493–501.
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...