Franklin

My dear boy : Carrie Hughes's letters to Langston Hughes, 1926-1938 / edited by Carmaletta M. Williams and John Edgar Tidwell.

Author/Creator:
Hughes, Carrie, -1938.
Publication:
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 199 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Status/Location:
Loading...

Get It

Details

Standardized Title:
Correspondence. Selections
Other Title:
Carrie Hughes's letters to Langston Hughes, 1926-1938
Subjects:
Hughes, Carrie, -1938 -- Correspondence.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 -- Correspondence.
Mothers of authors -- United States -- Correspondence.
African American mothers -- Biography.
African American authors -- Family relationships.
Summary:
"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.
Contents:
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.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-194) and index.
Contributor:
Williams, Carmaletta M., 1951- editor.
Tidwell, John Edgar, editor.
ISBN:
9780820345659 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0820345652 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
832705120