Simple speaks his mind.

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Simon and Schuster , [New York]
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LC ClassificationsPS3515.U274 S53 1950
The Physical Object
Pagination231 p.
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Open LibraryOL6069060M
LC Control Number50007299
OCLC/WorldCa500423

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Langston Hughes (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. ISBN Cited by: 4. The set-up of each vignette is the same: the unnamed, educated narrator and his friend Simple (Jesse B.

Semple), a more colloquial, less sophisticated man, talking at a Harlem bar. While these short pieces are dated (they were published between and in the Chicago Defender) they are still fun and a good snapshot /5.

Simple airs his views over women, taxes, unemployment, government, Jim Crowism, religion, sex. The Law, with the moot problem of race relations a constant itch.

He needs his beer (and sometimes when profoundly disturbed promotes himself to whiskey)- and usually needs the money to pay for it as well. New York: Simon & Schuster, First Edition. Hardcover. Pastedowns foxed, darkening to text. Very Good in a Near Fine dustwrapper with a small chip at the bottom rear.

Item # : Simple Speaks His Mind: About fine, but for slightest traces of wear to extremities, an unobtrusive stain to top edge, and a very slightly sunned spine.

A tight, clean copy without the usual spine inscribed on the free front fly " For these simple tales, Sincerely, Langston Hughes New York July 3 ". He soon obtained a scholarship to Lincoln University and had several works published. Hughes is noted for his depictions of the black experience.

In addition to the black dialect, he incorporated the rhythms of jazz and the blues into his poetry. While many recognized his talent, many blacks disapproved of his unflattering portrayal of black life. Simple Speaks his Mind. by HUGHES, Langston. Seller Jeffrey H.

Marks Rare Books Published []. Condition A tight, sound copy; better than very good in a jacket with a couple of tiny chips, a tanned spine, and some light rubbing at ex Edition First edition. Item Price $. It all starts with the feet says Simple. This collection and the others like it are one of a kind inspirations and insights into the Black Renaissance experience in Harlem.

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Please try 5/5. Chap Simple Speaks His Mind Summary Langston's character Jesse B. Simple was the longest running and Simple speaks his mind. book greatest influence on the black community. This character was based on a man named Simple, whom Hughes had met Simple speaks his mind. book a Harlem bar.

Simple represented the average African American trying to make it in a white society. Provided to YouTube by Smithsonian Folkways Recordings Introduction, (from "Simple Speaks His Mind") Langston Hughes Sterling Brown and Langston Hughes ℗ Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.

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What does speak his mind expression mean. Definitions by the largest Idiom Dictionary. In addition to leaving us a large body of poetic work, Hughes wrote eleven plays and countless works of prose, including the well-known “Simple” books: Simple Speaks His Mind, (Simon & Schuster, ); Simple Stakes a Claim, (Rinehart, ); Simple Takes a Wife, (Simon & Schuster, ); and Simple's Uncle Sam (Hill and Wang, ).

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