Premium Content Langston Hughes’s “The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain”
By Nija Morenike` Matory - April 22, 2011
Langston Hughes was one of the most prolific writers of Harlem Renaissance era. Hughes's works are best known for the sense of black pride they convey and Hughes's implantation of jazz into his poetry. In 1926, Hughes wrote the critically acclaimed essay, "The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain" for The Nation magazine. In this essay, Hughes…
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