- Author:Arna Wendell Bontemps
- Publisher:Dodd Mead; First Edition edition (February 1, 1980)
- Pages:529 pages
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For forty-two years Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes wrote letters to each other--literally thousands of letters. From 1925 to 1967, when Mr. Hughes passed away--a period of astounding historical events, during which they wrote
For forty-two years Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes wrote letters to each other--literally thousands of letters. Hughes passed away--a period of astounding historical events, during which they wrote. Both men were born in 1902, and met in Harlem in 1924 when attending a poetry reading of Countee Cullen's. Within the pages of these letters is a treasure trove. The wealth of information is incredibile.
Arna Wendell Bontemps (/bɒnˈtɒm/ bon-TOM) (October 13, 1902 – June 4, 1973) was an American poet, novelist and librarian, and a noted member of the Harlem Renaissance. Bontemps was born in Alexandria, Louisiana, into a Louisiana Creole family. His ancestors included free people of color and French colonists. His father was a contractor and sometimes would take his son to construction sites. As the boy got older, his father would take him along to speak-easies at night that featured jazz.
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book by Langston Hughes. 1980 Dodd, Mead & Company hardcover. Arna Wendell Bontemps. Letters that open a window of time. This is one of the most touching, endearing books I have ever been blessed to read. Think of it! For forty-two years Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes wrote letters to each other--literally thousands of letters.
Arna Bontemps-Langston Hughes Letters. Literary Masterpieces, Volume 15). print Print. Of the current group of such books, the one which contains the letters exchanged between Arna Bontemps and Langston Hughes may be the most significant. Not only can it enrich one’s understanding of two of the foremost Afro-American writers, but it also can provide one with new insights into both the hostile social and political background against which they had to struggle in the United States, and the rich cultural tradition which they exemplified and encouraged both here in their country and in other parts of. the world.
Popo and Fifina, with Arna Bontemps, 1932. Arna Bontempts-Langston Hughes Letters, 1925–1967, Dodd, Mead & Company. The First Book of the Negroes, 1952. The First Book of Jazz, 1954. My Adventures as a Social Poet" (essay), Phylon, 3rd Quarter 1947.
With Zora Neale Hurston) Mule Bone: A Comedy of Negro Life (play), HarperCollins, 1991.
Arna Wendell Bontemps. A life-time of letters from from poet Arna Wendell Bontemps to author Langston Hughes. Great book for anyone w/ an interest in the Harlem Renaissance.
Home Bontemps, Arna & Hughes, Langston Letters 1925-1967. Bibliographic Details. Title: Letters 1925-1967. Publisher: New York: Dood, Mead, 1980. Bontemps, Arna & Hughes, Langston. Published by New York: Dood, Mead, 1980, 1980. From Bibliodisia Books (Chicago, IL, . Price: US$ 3. 7 Convert Currency. Publication Date: 1980.