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Langston hughes a biography by laurie f leach hughes' life and artistic development are traced from his early years of isolation to his prolific life as a poet, playwright, lyricist, and journalist. Langston hughes was born in 1902 this site offers a biography of hughes and some examples of criticism of his through a study of langston hughes' poetry. Langston hughes biography - born in joplin, missouri, james langston hughes was the great-great-grandson of charles henry langston (brother of john.
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