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The Negro speaks of rivers

Langston Hughes

The Negro speaks of rivers

by Langston Hughes

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Published by Disney Jump at the Sun Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African Americans,
  • Juvenile poetry,
  • Rivers

  • About the Edition

    The famous poem, taken from The collected poems of Langston Hughes (c1994), illustrated with watercolors.

    Edition Notes

    Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 2010.

    StatementLangston Hughes ; with illustrations by E.B. Lewis
    ContributionsLewis, Earl B., ill
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3515.U274 N34 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25052069M
    ISBN 100786818670
    ISBN 109780786818679
    LC Control Number2010283079
    OCLC/WorldCa287993481

    The Negro Speaks of Rivers () I've known rivers: I've known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins My soul has grown deep like the rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young I built my hut near the Congo and it lulled me to sleep. I looked upon the Nile and raised the pyramids above Size: 7KB. “The Negro Speaks of Rivers,” by Langston Hughes, illustrated by E.B. Lewis Disney Book Group, New York, (written in ), 32 pages, grades junior high and above. The Harlem Renaissance was a period of intense musical and literary genius in the s.

      The Negro Speaks of Rivers was written by Langston when he was only It shows a precociousness, if that word can be applied to a young man, and certainly an adept talent of expression if precociousness is inappropriate/5. Thus, the analysis of the verse The Negro Speaks of Rivers will help to illustrate how the author’s ideas are imparted by means of structural components. Word Selection Nobody would deny the fact that the outstanding poem The Negro Speaks of Rivers by Langston Hughes genuinely epitomizes incredible wisdom and immensely rich cultural heritage.

      Hughes is known for his work during the Harlem Renaissance. He wrote what many consider to be his signature poem, The Negro Speaks of Rivers, at seventeen, in E.B. Lewis is the acclaimed illustrator of many award-winning picture books, including the Caldecott Honor Book, Coming on Home Soon.4/5(24). "Langston Hughes belongs to whoever is listening. A possession in common, like the sights and sounds of a streetcorner hangout, or the barbershop debate over pretty girls' legs, and baseball players: open your ears and your heart if you've got one, Langston will walk right in and do the rest."--Ossie Davis/5.


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Read Common Sense Media's The Negro Speaks of Rivers review, age rating, and parents guide. Words and watercolors sing in a voice as deep as the river.

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"The Negro Speaks of Rivers" is one of Langston Hughes's most famous poems. He uses first-person point of view of a Negro person (it is never stated whether the narrator is male or female) in. The Negro Speaks of Rivers is a Coretta Scott King Award winner. I was taken to several places and times by this book and really enjoyed the illustrations by E.B.

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National Emergency Library. Top The Negro speaks of rivers by Hughes, Langston, Publication date TopicsPages: The Negro Speaks of Rivers By Langston Hughes. I’ve known rivers: I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins.

My soul has grown deep like the rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young. I built my hut near the Congo and it lulled me to sleep. Artist E.B. Lewis acts as interpreter and visionary, using watercolor to pay tribute to Langston Hughes's timeless poem The Negro Speaks of Rivers, a poem that.

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The Negro Speaks of Rivers Summary. BACK; NEXT ; Our speaker introduces himself in the first line by telling us that he has known rivers and that his soul has come to be as deep as a river.

Then he explains to us just how that transformation took place. He must be one ancient man, because he has been around for thousands of years. He wrote what many consider to be his signature poem, The Negro Speaks of Rivers, at seventeen, in E.B.

Lewis is the acclaimed illustrator of many award-winning picture books, including the Caldecott Honor Book, Coming on Home Soon/5(). The Negro Speaks of Rivers a shaft of sunlight stripes the man’s forehead and shoulders while his upper body reflects the colors of all the rivers in the book—a figurative expression of.

THE NEGRO SPEAKS OF RIVERS by While the picture-book format targets the book for young readers, the word “Negro” in the title may require some context. It has the capacity to reach far above the normal picture-book ages, however, and should be considered for older collections. Author: Langston Hughes.

“The Negro Speaks of Rivers” was published the year after Hughes wrote it, in the June issue of W. DuBois’s journal, The Crisis. The Negro speaks of rivers. [Langston Hughes; Earl B Lewis] -- The famous poem, taken from The collected poems of Langston Hughes (c), illustrated with watercolors.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Three of the most widely anthologized poems from this first book include "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," "Dream Variations," "Mother to Son," and the title poem, in which Hughes inhabits various voices, adding to the collection's cast of characters.

In "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," dedicated to W. E. B. DuBois, Hughes addresses the depth and strength of the black soul; "Mother to Son," on the other hand, offers.

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The Negro Speaks of Rivers became Hughes's signature poem, published in his first book of poetry inThe Weary was inspired to write it when he crossing the Mississippi River on a train to Mexico to visit his father in /