September 2001 Web Edition


Langston Hughes A poet 'grown deep like the rivers'

Robert Cotner

While F. Scott Fitzgerald's life was a reflective of the "psychological and spiritual malaise" which he found in modern life and of which he wrote so eloquently, Langston Hughes felt destiny calling him to become an African-American Walt Whitman. Read this article.



Robert Cotner

In one of the finest essays of American literature, James Baldwin delineates key aspects of human nature as we play it out in America. Read this article.


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