Langston Hughes | Critical Essay by John O. Hodges

This literature criticism consists of approximately 9 pages of analysis & critique of Langston Hughes.
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SOURCE: "'Wondering About the Art of the Wanderer': Langston Hughes and His Critics," in The Langston Hughes Review, Vol. 5, No. 2, Fall, 1982, pp. 19-23.

In the following excerpt, Hodges explores the issue of consistency in Hughes's writing, and critical reaction to his work.

Me, I always been all tangled up in life—which ain't always as sanitary as we might like it to be …

                       The Sweet Flypaper of Life

One of the most prolific and versatile writers of the twentieth century, James Mercer Langston Hughes, produced, during his literary career of over forty-five years, a corpus as...

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