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While his short stories and two autobiographies, The Big Sea and I Wonder as I Wander, remain very readable, the permanent fame of Langston Hughes is assured by his poetry. The title examines the author's poetry, including his use of simplicity and humanistic techniques. This series is edited by Harold Bloom, Sterling Professor of the Humanities, Yale University; Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Professor of English, New York University Graduate School; preeminent literary critic of our time. The lives of the greatest writers of the world are explored in the new series Bloom’s BioCritiques. In addition to a lengthy biography, each book includes an extensive critical analysis of the writer’s work, as well as critical views by important literary critics throughout history. These volumes are the perfect introduction to critical study of the important authors currently read and discussed in high schools, colleges, and graduate schools.
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