The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes

This anthology is a comprehensive collection of the works of a renowned African American poet, spanning five decades of his prolific career. The collection includes over 800 poems that touch on themes of love, life, race, and social issues, reflecting the poet's experiences and observations in the Harlem Renaissance period. The poet's distinct style combines jazz rhythms, colloquial language, and vivid imagery, making his work a significant contribution to American literature.

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Total Points: 156

Since this book was first published in 1967, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 156.0.

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