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  • Langston Hughes: The Value of Contradiction

  • By: Bonnie Greer
  • Narrated by: Bonnie Greer
  • Length: 4 hrs and 34 mins
  • 4.8 out of 5 stars (5 ratings)

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By: Bonnie Greer
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Summary

Langston Hughes was a man far ahead of his time, but his actions were often unpredictable, contradictory and refused classification. To give an example, he campaigned tirelessly for civil rights but then testified before the controversial House Committee on Un-American Activities, seen by many as a witch-hunt. 

Rather than ignoring or excusing these contradictions, Bonnie Greer confronts them, highlighting the many contradictions present in both his day and ours and painting an unforgettable portrait of a man caught up in strange and contradictory times.

©2016 Bonnie Greer (P)2019 Audible, Ltd

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Brilliant insight

Performance truly entertaining and informative. Brava! Kept my interest throughout, and taught me far more than I expected.

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