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ways of white folks.

Langston Hughes

ways of white folks.

by Langston Hughes

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Published by A. A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13537278M
OCLC/WorldCa491375

Two stories from The Ways of White Folks more than adequately exemplify just how much his writing style can morph from work to work, and they also highlight how Hughes uses these stylistic changes. Langston Hughes writes “Red-Headed Baby” about a white seaman named Clarence who sails into the port of a Black town in the south and looks up a. Basically, it describes the strange ways in which "white folks" interact with non-white folks, non-white by dint of having some African-American ancestry. The ways of white folks in the 30s weren't all that different from their ways in the s and 60s, when I was growing up/5(6).

  The ways of white folks, I mean some white folks, is too much for me. I reckon they must be a few good ones, but most of ‘em ain’t good — leastwise they don’t treat me good. And Lawd knows, I ain’t never done nothin’ to ‘em, nothin’ a-tall.- Langston Hughes (Berry)Corporations all over the United States use "Indian" names, and companies have logos and trademarks with "Indian". The Ways of White Folks. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller 8. The Ways of White Folks: Stories (Vintage Classics) Hughes, Langston. Published by Vintage. ISBN ISBN Used. Softcover. Quantity Available: 1. From.

The Ways of White Folks Langston Hughes The Ways of White Folks literature essays are academic essays for citation. These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of The Ways of White : Langston Hughes.   Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. User ratings. 5 stars: 4 stars: 0: 3 stars: 1: 2 stars: 0: 1 star: 0: Review: The Ways of White Folks User Review - Kit Fox - Goodreads. More beautifully written melancholia from the Harlem Renaissance. White folks are messed up. Read full review. Review: The Ways of White Folks/5(13).


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Langston Hughes' The Ways of White Folks is – or should be – a disquieting book for those of us who are White. Hughes presents a series of caricatures of White in a series of short stories.

His white folk sometimes do good things and are sometimes well-intentioned toward Blacks, but more often they objectify, condescend, and pity/5. Langston Ways of white folks. book The Ways of White Folks, a collection of fourteen short stories (often praised as his finest), was published in The stories offer commentary on race relations in the United.

"The ways of white folks, I mean some white folks, is too much for me," says Berry. Marvelous line. This is a must read by any American who wants to better understand where we've been and, perhaps, why we're here. Hughes was a poet who has been called the Cited by: The Ways of White Folks is a short story cycle by Langston Hughes published in Hughes, primarily known as a poet, made a splash with his early short fiction; this collection is generally regarded as his best effort in that format.

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Always update books hourly, if not looking, search in the book search column. Enjoy % FREE. One of his best-known works, Hughes wrote The Ways of White Folks while living in Carmel, California. In it, he shares acrid and poignant stories of blacks colliding--sometimes humorously, but More.

About The Ways of White Folks. In these acrid and poignant stories, Hughes depicted black people colliding–sometimes humorously, more often tragically–with whites in the s and ’30s. The Ways of White Folks is Langston Hughes's first collection of short stories published in Hughes wrote the collection, which is an example of a short story cycle, while he lived in Carmel, California.

The collection includes 14 short stories: "Cora Unashamed" "Slave on the Block" "Home"Author: Langston Hughes. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review.

User ratings. 5 stars: 4 stars: 0: 3 stars: 1: 2 stars: 0: 1 star: 0: Review: The Ways of White Folks User Review - Kit Fox - Goodreads.

More beautifully written melancholia from the Harlem Renaissance. White folks are messed up. Read full review. Review: The Ways of White /5(12). The ways of white folks. [Langston Hughes] Home.

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Buy a cheap copy of The Ways of White Folks book by Langston Hughes. In these acrid and poignant stories, Hughes depicted black people colliding--sometimes humorously, more often tragically--with whites in the s and '30s.

Free shipping over $Cited by: The Ways Of White Folks () About book: This collection of stories explores themes of race and race relations in the early twentieth century. The issues addressed in the collection will ring familiar to people schooled in the racial history of the United States prior to the Civil Rights Era.

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A GOODREADS CHOICE AWARDS FINALISTHilarious yet soul-shaking. —Black Enterprise, a Must Read Book for years ago, white people told black folks, “‘I suggest you pick the cotton /5(11).

The Ways of White Folks: Stories Langston Hughes In these acrid and poignant stories, Hughes depicted black people colliding--sometimes humorously, more often tragically--with whites in.

Description of the book "The Ways of White Folks": In these acrid and poignant stories, Hughes depicted black people colliding—sometimes humorously, more often tragically—with whites in the s and '30s. Short stories that underline the relationships between the races. Reviews of the The Ways of White Folks.

The Ways of White Folks is a collection of short stories by Langston book was published induring a time of systemic racism in the southern United States and racial tension in. Download & View The Ways Of The White Folks - Langston as PDF for free.

Get this from a library. The ways of white folks. [Langston Hughes] -- In these acrid and poignant stories, Hughes depicted black people colliding--sometimes humorously, more often tragically--with whites in the s and '30s. To me, “classic” has often been equated with “boring.” Not Hughes and especially not this collection.

In one short book, the reader may touch a bygone era (which is still partly evident) and stories that reach to the soul.

“The Ways of White Folks” is definitely a keeper and to be reread periodically.5/5(1). Filled with mordant wit and human detail, The Ways of White Folks is unmistakably the work of a great poet who was also a shrewd and compelling storyteller.

The Ways of the White Folks () by Langston Hughes. Hear about sales, receive special offers & more. You can unsubscribe at any time. Enter email :. Book Summary: The title of this book is The Ways of White Folks and it was written by Langston Hughes.

This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Vintage and has a total of pages in the : Like his poems, the cruel accuracy of The Ways of White Folks is a reminder to Americans of some hard truths about the ridiculous and tragic ways skin color warps our lives.

More books like The Ways of White Folks: Stories may be found by selecting the categories below: Fiction / Literary; Fiction / Short Stories (Single Author).The Ways of White Folks Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook MB; Langston Hughes (Author) Langston Hughes (–) was born in Joplin, Missouri.

Often regarded as "the poet laureate of Harlem," Hughes was a cental figure in the Harlem Renaissance of the s. He earned his bachelor's from Lincoln University in Pennsylvania.