The Life of Langston Hughes - Vol. 2

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NOTES

I. Still Here

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"with tenderness & caution!!": Files of the Peninsula Community Hospital of Monterey ; courtesy of the Medical Records Department. I am indebted to Dr. Howard M. Spiro of the Yale University School of Medicine for assistance in securing and interpreting this material.

"a kind of glowing little tree": LH to Carl Van Vechten, Feb. 5, 1941, CVVP, Yale.

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"The very lovely gay and joyous plant": LH to Mary Blanchard, Mar. 7, 1941, Countee Cullen-Harold Jackman Papers, Atlanta University.

"Pour la vie": LH to Carl Van Vechten, Feb. 5, 1941, CVVP, Yale.

"Goodbye, / Christ Jesus Lord God Jehova": LH, "Goodbye Christ," The Negro Worker 2 (Nov.-Dec. 1932): 32.

"Lots of wires," "a Mountain of mail": LH to Arna Bontemps, Feb. 4, 1941, Arna Bontemps Papers. I am indebted to Ama Alexander Bontemps for generously making available to me copies of correspondence to and from his father still in his family's possession.

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"Having left the terrain of the 'radical at twenty'": LH, "Statement Concerning 'Goodbye Christ'," Jan. I, 1941, LHP 262.

"to support the efforts of the Soviet Union": Daily Worker, Aug. 28, 1938.

"This Hughes is a long way": People's World (San Francisco), Jan. 15, 1941.

"Chicago," he muttered darkly: LH to Noël Sullivan, July 19, 1940, NSP, Bancroft. "broke and remorseful as usual": LH to Arna Bontemps, n.d. [Jan. 1941], in Charles H. Nichols, ed., Arna Bontemps-Langston Hughes Letters: 1925-1967 (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1980), p. 64. page 6

"moaning and groaning" and groggy: LH to Arna Bontemps, n.d. [Jan. 1941], in Nichols, Letters, p. 72.

"at this curious thing": Countee Cullen, "Yet Do I Marvel," Color (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1925), p. 3.

"I don't think Mr. Sullivan": Eulah Pharr to author, interview, June 20, 1980.

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his "purity of heart and goodness": Noël Sullivan to "Peter" [Ella Winter], copy in Sullivan to LH, Feb. 21, 1940, LHP.

"to whom life owes nothing": Noel Sullivan to LH, Dec. 2, 1941, LHP.

"I love to know you are near": Elsie Arden to LH, May 26, 1941, LHP.

"To say what your friendship has meant": LH to Noël Sullivan, Dec. 15, 1941, NSP, Bancroft.

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They "seem to put me to sleep": LH to Arna Bontemps, n.d. [Feb. 7, 1941], in Nichols, Letters, p. 73.

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  • The Life of Langston Hughes - I Dream a World *
  • Contents *
  • 1 - Still Here 1941 3
  • 2 - Jim Crow''s Last Stand 1941 To 1943 32
  • 3 - Simple Speaks His Mind 1943 To 1944 61
  • 4 - Third Degree 1944 To 1945 88
  • 5 - Street Scene 1945 To 1947 108
  • 6 - Heart on the Wall 1947 To 1948 128
  • 7 - On Solid Ground 1948 To 1950 146
  • 8 - In Warm Manure 1951 To 1953 189
  • 9 - Out from under 1953 To 1956 223
  • 10 - Making Hay 1957 To 1958 263
  • 11 - You Are the World 1958 To 1960 288
  • 12 - Ask Your Mama! 1960 To 1961 314
  • 13 - In Gospel Glory 1961 To 1963 341
  • 14 - Blues for Mister Backlash 1963 To 1965 364
  • 15 - Final Call 1965 To 1966 386
  • 16 - Do Nothing till You Hear from Me 1966 To 1967 404
  • Afterword 426
  • Abbreviations 436
  • Notes 437
  • Acknowledgments 493
  • Index 499
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