"Tidwell and Williams analyze the causal relationships in her interactions with Langston and other family members through the use of psychiatrist Murray Bowen's Family Systems Theory (FST). . . . The editors have grouped the 250 letters chronologically into four sections, each preceded by a brief contextual introduction" -- Provided by publisher.
Following Langston: A foreword by Nikky Finney Preface Abbreviations Chronology Prologue The letters: Dreams deferred, 1926-1929; Zenith and descent, 1930-1934; Things fall apart, 1935; Dear lovely death, 1936-1938 Coda Epilogue Second coda.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-194) and index.