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  • Langston Hughes: the First Book of Rhythms

    Langston Hughes: First Book Rhythms

    LANGSTON HUGHES'S SECOND BOOK for the Franklin Watts First Book series was The First Book of Rhythms (1954). Drawing heavily from a course Hughes taught at the... Read more

    The 25 October 2010 by   Winterthorn
  • Langston Hughes: the First Book of Negroes

    Langston Hughes: First Book Negroes

    WHEN LANGSTON HUGHES CAME TO PROMINENCE as the premier African-American poet in the late 1920s and early 1930s, many of his poems expressed anger over the... Read more

    The 10 October 2010 by   Winterthorn
  • E. Simms Campbell

    Simms Campbell

    THE ARTIST FOR LANGSTON HUGHES AND ARNA BONTEMP'S children's novel Popo and Fifina was the Jackie Robinson of commercial art and cartooning, E. Simms Campbell... Read more

    The 07 October 2010 by   Winterthorn
  • Ursula Koering

    Ursula Koering

    THE FIRST BOOK OF NEGROES BY LANGSTON HUGHES and Slappy Hooper by Arna Bontemps and Jack Conroy are just two of over two hundred books for children that Ursula... Read more

    The 21 October 2010 by   Winterthorn
  • New Book on Milton's Influence on Kant

    Book Milton's Influence Kant

    Illustration for Paradise Lost by Gustav DoréKant and Milton, a new book by Sanford Budick about Milton's inlfuence on Kant. Others apart sat on a hill... Read more

    The 01 October 2010 by   Praymont
  • Arna Bontemps and Jack Conroy: Slappy Hooper

    Arna Bontemps Jack Conroy: Slappy Hooper

    IN 1932, ARNA BONTEMPS AND LANGSTON HUGHES collaborated on the children's novel Popo and Fifina. Several years after that book, Bontemps began to collaborate... Read more

    The 15 October 2010 by   Winterthorn
  • Langston Hughes and Arna Bontemps: Popo and Fifina

    Langston Hughes Arna Bontemps: Popo Fifina

    IN 1902, two almost brothers unrelated by blood and unknown to each other were born eight and a half months apart. James Mercer Langston Hughes was born in... Read more

    The 06 October 2010 by   Winterthorn
  • 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think by Laura Vanderkam

    Hours: Have More Time Than Think Laura Vanderkam

    Laura Vanderkam. a New York City-based journalist, is the author of Grindhopping: Build a Rewarding Career without Paying Your Dues (McGraw-Hill, 2007), which... Read more

    The 24 October 2010 by   Brigittethompson
  • Perceptions of Archon 34 by a “con Virgin” Part 2

    Perceptions Archon “con Virgin” Part

    Saturday at Archon was, to say the least, busy. It was also a hell of a lot of fun. There were, it seemed, at least ten times the number of people there, many o... Read more

    The 07 October 2010 by   Alexxmomcat
  • Pat Hauldren Editor and Writer Extraordinaire

    Hauldren Editor Writer Extraordinaire

    Pat Hauldren, known to her friends as Alley, joins us today from Grand Prairie, Texas. She is a talented freelance writer, editor and writing teacher who wears... Read more

    The 09 October 2010 by   Brigittethompson


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