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Langston Hughes Resume

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Education

Columbia University (1921-1922)Lincoln University (1926-1929)

Work Experience

Crewman, S.S. Malone (1923)Personal assistant, Association for the Study of African American Life and History (1925)Busboy, Wardman Park Hotel (1925)Foreign correspondent, Baltimore Afro-American (...

Poems

Collections of Langston Hughes's PoetryThe Weary Blues (1926)Fine Clothes to the Jew (1927)The Negro Mother and Other Dramatic Recitations (1931)Dear Lovely Death (1931)The Dream Keeper and Other P...

Fiction

Not Without Laughter (1930)The Ways of White Folks (1934)Simple Speaks His Mind (1950)Laughing to Keep From Crying (1952)Simple Takes a Wife (1953)Sweet Flypaper of Life (1955)Simple Stakes a Claim...

Nonfiction

The Big Sea (1940)Famous American Negroes (1954)Marian Anderson: Famous Concert Singer (1954)I Wonder as I Wander (1956)A Pictorial History of the Negro in America (1956)Famous Negro Heroes of Amer...

Plays

Mule Bone (1931)The Mulatto (1935)Troubled Island (1936)Little Ham (1936)Emperor of Haiti (1936)Don't You Want to Be Free? (1938)Tambourines to Glory (1956)Simply Heavenly (1957)Black Nativity (19...

Children's Books

Popo and Fifina (1932)The First Book of the Negroes (1952)The First Book of Jazz (1954)The First Book of Rhythms (1954)The First Book of the West Indies (1956)First Book of Africa (1964)

Awards

Harmon Gold Medal for Literature (1930)Guggenheim Fellowship (1935)Honorary Doctor of Letters, Lincoln University (1943)NAACP Spingarn Medal (1960)American Academy of Arts and Letters (1961)

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