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Product Description: First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780815317630 | Routledge, August 1, 1995, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: First published in 1995.

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Product Description: Finally available after three decades, a lost classic of the Harlem Renaissance that Langston Hughes acclaimed for its “hard poetic beauty.” Eric Walrond (1898–1966), in his only book, injected a profound Caribbean sensibility into black literature...read more
By Arnold Rampersad (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9780871403353 | Liveright Pub Corp, January 14, 2013, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Finally available after three decades, a lost classic of the Harlem Renaissance that Langston Hughes acclaimed for its “hard poetic beauty.

Paperback:

9780871406859 | Liveright Pub Corp, September 23, 2013, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Finally available after three decades, a lost classic of the Harlem Renaissance that Langston Hughes acclaimed for its “hard poetic beauty.

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Product Description: An exquisite body of work celebrating the centennial of one of the most important African-American poets of the twentieth century. Robert Hayden was one of the most important American poets of the twentieth century. He left behind an exquisite body of work, collected in this definitive edition, including A Ballad of Remembrance, Words in the Mourning Time, The Night-Blooming Cereus, Angle of Ascent, and American Journal, which was nominated for a National Book Award...read more
By Arnold Rampersad (other contributor)

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9780871406798 | Reprint edition (Liveright Pub Corp, April 1, 2013), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: An exquisite body of work celebrating the centennial of one of the most important African-American poets of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: "The ultimate book for both the dabbler and serious scholar--. [Hughes] is sumptuous and sharp, playful and sparse, grounded in an earthy music--. This book is a glorious revelation."--Boston GlobeSpanning five decades and comprising 868 poems (nearly 300 of which have never before appeared in book form), this magnificent volume is the definitive sampling of a writer who has been called the poet laureate of African America--and perhaps our greatest popular poet since Walt Whitman...read more
By David Roessel (editor)

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9781439571736 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, November 5, 2008), cover price $28.95 | also contains The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes | About this edition: "The ultimate book for both the dabbler and serious scholar--.

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A critical biography of the author of Invisible Man draws on access to Ellison's personal papers to offer a definitive study of the life, work, and influence of Ralph Ellison, detailing his poverty-stricken Oklahoma youth, his education and involvement in New York's liberal intellectual circles, his personal relationships, and the influence of racism on his life. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

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9780375408274 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, April 17, 2007, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The definitive biography of an important American cultural intellectual of the twentieth century--Ralph Ellison, author of the masterpiece Invisible Man.

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9780375707988 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, January 8, 2008), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: A critical biography of the author of Invisible Man draws on access to Ellison's personal papers to offer a definitive study of the life, work, and influence of Ralph Ellison, detailing his poverty-stricken Oklahoma youth, his education and involvement in New York's liberal intellectual circles, his personal relationships, and the influence of racism on his life.

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'Contributors reexamine the continuing relevance of Langston Hughes's work and life to American, African American, and diasporic literatures and cultures. Includes fresh perspectives on the often overlooked 'Luani of the Jungles,' Black Magic, and works for children, as well as Hughes's more familiar fiction, poetry, essays, dramas, and other writings'--Provided by publisher.
By Cheryl R. Ragar (editor), Arnold Rampersad (foreword by) and John Edgar Tidwell (editor)

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9780826217165 | Univ of Missouri Pr, May 31, 2007, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: 'Contributors reexamine the continuing relevance of Langston Hughes's work and life to American, African American, and diasporic literatures and cultures.

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Product Description: W. E. B. Du Bois was a public intellectual, sociologist, and activist on behalf of the African American community. He profoundly shaped black political culture in the United States through his founding role in the NAACP, as well as internationally through the Pan-African movement...read more
By Arnold Rampersad (introduced by)

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9780199384129 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, March 1, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: W.

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An addition to a poetry series looks at one of the central figures in the Harlem Renaissance, offering a biography of Langston Hughes and many annotated samples of his work.
By Benny Andrews (illustrator), Langston Hughes, Arnold Rampersad (editor) and David E. Roessel (editor)

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9781402718458 | Sterling Pub Co Inc, April 28, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A brief profile of African American poet Langston Hughes accompanies some of his better known poems for children.

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A definitive literary portrait of contrasting visions and styles covers the key issues important to the African-American experience, including poetry on slavery, the South; protest and resistance, music and religion, spirituality, sexuality and love, and the idea of Africa.
By Hilary Herbold (editor) and Arnold Rampersad (editor)

Hardcover:

9780195125634 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, October 1, 2005, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A literary portrait of contrasting visions and styles covers the key issues important to the African-American experience, including poetry on slavery, the South, protest and resistance, music and religion, spirituality, sexuality and love, and the idea of Africa.

By Arnold Rampersad (introduced by)

Paperback:

9789990221329 | Harpercollins, August 30, 2005, cover price $0.02

Prebinding:

9781435293403 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 29, 2008), cover price $23.95

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The late tennis champion and social activist remembers his experiences in the segregated South of his youth, his triumphs on the court, his family and religious life, and his struggle with AIDS

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9780606310840 | Demco Media, August 30, 2004, cover price $16.80 | About this edition: The late tennis champion and social activist remembers his experiences in the segregated South of his youth, his triumphs on the court, his family and religious life, and his struggle with AIDS

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Product Description: I Wonder As I Wander (1956), Hughes's second volume of autobiography, is a continuation from The Big Sea, detailing his global travels to such areas as Cuba, Haiti, Paris, the Soviet Union, and the Far East. It culminates in his 1937 coverage for the Baltimore Afro-American of the Spanish Civil War...read more

Hardcover:

9780826214348 | Univ of Missouri Pr, February 1, 2003, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: I Wonder As I Wander (1956), Hughes's second volume of autobiography, is a continuation from The Big Sea, detailing his global travels to such areas as Cuba, Haiti, Paris, the Soviet Union, and the Far East.

Product Description: This two-volume biography has been universally acclaimed as the definitive life of the leading light of the Harlem Renaissance. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780195219364 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 5, 2002), cover price $79.90 | About this edition: This two-volume biography has been universally acclaimed as the definitive life of the leading light of the Harlem Renaissance.

Product Description: February 1, 2002 marks the 100th birthday of Langston Hughes. To commemorate the centennial of his birth, Arnold Rampersad has contributed new Afterwords to both volumes of his highly-praised biography of this most extraordinary and prolific American writer...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780735102712 | Replica Books, June 1, 2002, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: February 1, 2002 marks the 100th birthday of Langston Hughes.
9780195151602, titled "The Life of Langston Hughes: 1902-1941, I, Too, Sing America" | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, January 10, 2002), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A biography of the Harlem poet whose works gave voice to the joy and pain of the black experience in America.

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Product Description: For the first time in many years, Langston Hughes's published collections of stories are now available in a single book. Included in this volume are: Ways of White Folks, originally published in 1934; Laughing to Keep from Crying, originally published in 1952; and additional stories from Something in Common and Other Stories, originally published in 1963; as well as previously uncollected stories...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By R. Baxter Miller (editor) and Arnold Rampersad (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9780826214119 | Univ of Missouri Pr, June 1, 2002, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: For the first time in many years, Langston Hughes's published collections of stories are now available in a single book.

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A biography of the Harlem poet whose works gave voice to the joy and pain of the black experience in America.

Paperback:

9780195146424 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, January 10, 2002), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: A biography of the Harlem poet whose works gave voice to the joy and pain of the black experience in America.

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A biography of the Harlem poet whose works gave voice to the joy and pain of the black experience in America.

Hardcover:

9780195151619, titled "The Life of Langston Hughes: 1941-1967, I Dream a World" | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, January 10, 2002), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A biography of the Harlem poet whose works gave voice to the joy and pain of the black experience in America.
9780195045192 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 1988, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Traces the life of the black American poet from the 1940s to his death in 1967

Paperback:

9780195061697, titled "The Life of Langston Hughes, 1941-1967: I Dream a World" | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, September 21, 1989), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Traces the life of the black American poet from the 1940s to his death in 1967

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A biography of the Harlem poet whose works gave voice to the joy and pain of the black experience in America. (view table of contents)

Paperback:

9780195146431 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, January 10, 2002), cover price $34.99 | About this edition: A biography of the Harlem poet whose works gave voice to the joy and pain of the black experience in America.

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Product Description: Volume 3 collects the poems of the last period of Hughes's life. Montage of a Dream Deferred (1951) brilliantly fused the modernist dissonances of bebop jazz with his perception of Harlem life as both a triumph of hope and a deepening crisis ("What happens to a dream deferred?")...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780826213419 | Univ of Missouri Pr, June 1, 2001, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Volume 3 collects the poems of the last period of Hughes's life.

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Product Description: Volume 2 includes the books Shakespeare in Harlem (1942), Jim Crow's Last Stand (1943), Fields of Wonder (1947), and One-Way Ticket (1949). Starting around 1940, Hughes turned away from radical socialism toward strong support for the national war effort; as a poet, he resumed his experimentation in the blues, as Shakespeare in Harlem brilliantly demonstrates...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780826213402 | Univ of Missouri Pr, May 1, 2001, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Volume 2 includes the books Shakespeare in Harlem (1942), Jim Crow's Last Stand (1943), Fields of Wonder (1947), and One-Way Ticket (1949).

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Product Description: Volume 1 includes the complete texts of four books of verse by Hughes, including his first book, The Weary Blues (1926), and his second, Fine Clothes to the Jew (1927), as well as other poems published by him during and after the Harlem Renaissance...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780826213396 | Univ of Missouri Pr, May 1, 2001, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Volume 1 includes the complete texts of four books of verse by Hughes, including his first book, The Weary Blues (1926), and his second, Fine Clothes to the Jew (1927), as well as other poems published by him during and after the Harlem Renaissance.

Paperback:

9780395980767 | Mariner Books, July 1, 2000, cover price $8.50 | also contains B.o.o. 1

A detailed biography of the African American baseball player who broke the color line in professional baseball, and describes the historical context of his life

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9780613173162 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $25.75 | About this edition: A detailed biography of the African American baseball player who broke the color line in professional baseball, and describes the historical context of his life

Featuring never-before-published photographs and documents from the Robinson family archives, an unparalleled, critically acclaimed biography of Jackie Robinson captures the complexity and strength of character of the African-American hero. Reprint. NYT. PW.

Hardcover:

9780679444954 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, September 1, 1997, cover price $27.50 | About this edition: A portrait of one of baseball's most celebrated players chronicles the life of Jackie Robinson from his rural Southern childhood to his early career in the Negro Leagues to his role as the man who broke professional baseball's color barrier

Paperback:

9780345426550 | Ballantine Books, September 1, 1998, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A detailed biography of the African American baseball player who broke the color line in professional baseball, and describes the historical context of his life
9780679774334 | Large print edition (Random House Large Print, October 1, 1997), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: A detailed biography of the African American baseball player who broke the color line in professional baseball, and describes the historical context of his life
9780783881317 | Large print edition (G K Hall & Co, July 1, 1997), cover price $27.50 | About this edition: The extraordinary life of Jackie Robinson is illuminated as never before in this full-scale biography by Arnold Rampersad, who was chosen by Jack's widow, Rachel, to tell her husband's story, and was given unprecedented access to his private papers.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780679460077 | Random House, September 1, 1997, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A portrait of one of baseball's most celebrated players chronicles the life of Jackie Robinson from his rural Southern childhood to his early career in the Negro Leagues to his role as the man who broke professional baseball's color barrier.

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