Langston Hughes Reads His Poetry Cassette

Langston Hughes Reads His Poetry Cassette
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by Langston Hughes, Langston Hughes (Read by)


This excellent series grants listeners an intimate audience with legendary poets as these great figures read from their own works. Langston Hughes Reads highlights Hughes's eloquent, captivating vocal abilities and also showcases the intensity of his message. Rare recordings of Hughes reading acclaimed poems such as "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" are included, along with commentary and reflections. Emotional and unforgettable, this audiobook is a tribute to this seminal figure in American literature.

Black IssuesBook Revue A beautifully produced audiotape of Hughes reading some of his best work...


Langston Hughes (1902-1967) ranks as one of the greatest American poets of the twentieth century. A landmark figure in the Harlem Renaissance, his work profoundly captures and celebrates the trials and triumphs of his exquisitly drawn characters. In addition to his poetry, he was also the author of the novels Not Without Laughter and Something in Common, the play Mulatto, and two volumes of autobiography.

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