James Mercer Langston Hughes (Februar 1, 1902 – Mey 22, 1967) wis an American poet, social activist, novelist, playwricht, an columnist frae Joplin, Missouri.
1936 photo bi Carl Van Vechten
|Born||James Mercer Langston Hughes|
1 Februar 1902
Joplin, Missouri, Unitit States
|Dee'd||22 Mey 1967 (aged 65)|
New York Ceety, New York, Unitit States
|Thrift||Poet, columnist, dramatist, essayist, novelist|
|Ethnicity||African American, White American, Native American|
He wis ane o the earliest innovators o the then-new leeterar airt form cried jazz poetry. Hughes is best kent as a leader o the Harlem Renaissance in New York Ceety. He famously wrote aboot the period that "the negro wis in vogue", which wis later paraphrased as "when Harlem wis in vogue".
- Francis, Ted (2002). Realism in the Novels of the Harlem Renaissance.