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ways of white folks

Langston Hughes

ways of white folks

by Langston Hughes

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Langston Hughes.
The Physical Object
Pagination248 p.
Number of Pages248
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14227220M

  In “For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y’all Too,” his new book released this month, Emdin draws parallels between current urban educational models and Native American. Buy The Ways of White Folks (Vintage Classics) Vintage Classics ed by Hughes, Langston (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low /5().

  My use of the term white folks draws from the short story collection The Ways of White Folks, by Langston Hughes. These stories revolve around interactions between white and black people that can Author: Christopher Emdin.   The Ways of White Folks. 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.

Additional work published by Hughes includes; the children’s book, Black Misery (); Fine Clothes to the Jew (); The Ways of White Folks (); and Famous American Negroes (). Hughes also wrote a two-part autobiography, The Big Sea () and I Wonder as I Wander (). His short story Mulatto () premiered on Broadway in , many other . Hughes, Langston. () The ways of white folks /New York: Vintage Books, MLA Citation. Hughes, Langston. The Ways Of White Folks. New York: Vintage Books, Print. These citations may not conform precisely to your selected citation style. Please use this display as a guideline and modify as needed.


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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.

Let Langston Hughes show you how this happens in The Ways of White Folks. Sure, the stories are set during his time, the s and 30s. But there are lessons still to be learned by: Let Langston Hughes show you how this happens in The Ways of White Folks. Sure, the stories are set during his time, the s and 30s.

But there are lessons still to be learned today. This is a really good book/5(). E-BOOK EXCERPT. For the first time in many years, Langston Hughes's published collections of stories are now available in a single book. Included in this volume are: Ways of White Folks, originally published in ; Laughing to Keep from Crying, originally published in ; and additional stories from Something in Common and Other Stories, originally published in.

Through the medium of short stories of the negro in conflict with the white, Langston Hughes has drawn a picture which is not flattering to the whites. Beware sale in the South. Some of the stories are pathetic &#; many ironic &#; a few very dramatic.

Uneven in quality. The best are Slave on the Block, Poor Little Black Fellow, Core Unashamed. Some of the stories appeared. 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". "Passing". "A Good Job Gone".Author: Langston Hughes. 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. Which of his opinions forms the title of the book. ("the ways of white folks, I mean some white folks, is too much for me." ) What is the tone of the ending. Is his unjust dismissal a serious loss for Berry.

What conclusions can one infer from this story about the possibility of communication between black and white people. "Mother and. Langston Hughes ’ 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.

If you are not yet familiar with Langston Hughes, then his collection The Ways of White Folks (named in homage to Du Bois's classic The Souls of Black Folk) is the perfect introduction to his mordant wit and unerring eye for detail and his sly and direct prose/5(11).

In The History of White People, celebrated historian Nell Irvin Painter goes beneath the skin and explores the many ways whiteness has been constructed as a sign of power, control, wealth, beauty Author: Sadie Trombetta.

The Ways of White Folks. "Hughes made the white America of the s and '30s aware of the black culture thriving in its midst/5(13).

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Sep 7, - Fiction - pages. 13 Reviews. In these acrid and poignant stories, Hughes depicted black /5(13). White People Are Noticing Something New: Their Own Whiteness. this month in The New York Review of Books. “Now white people are the ones who seem lost.” each step of the way — as the Author: Emily Bazelon.

“That's just how white folks will do you. It wasn't merely the cruelty involved; I was learning that black people could be mean and then some. It was a particular brand of arrogance, an obtuseness in otherwise sane people that brought forth our bitter laughter.

It was as if whites didn't know they were being cruel in the first place. In these acrid and poignant stories, Hughes depicted black people colliding—sometimes humorously, more often tragically—with whites in the s and '30s.

Learn more about The Ways of White Folks in the Tennessee READS digital collection. In many ways, this book draws from the traditions set forth by Shange. While it is neither a collection of poems and stories nor a theater piece, its intentions are similar.

The title works toward invoking necessary truths and offering new ways forward. It is clearly intended for “white folks who teach in the hood.”5/5(1). little bit from whichever book I presently have in my backpack. Today's book is THE WAYS OF WHITE FOLKS, a Langston Hughes collection.

I don't know anything about Langston Hughes; the. The New York Times best-selling book exploring the counterproductive reactions white people have when their assumptions about race are challenged that serve to maintain racial inequality In this “vital, necessary, and beautiful book” (Michael Eric Dyson), antiracist educator Robin DiAngelo deftly illuminates the phenomenon of white fragility and “allows us to .Not Without Laughter () The Ways of White Folks () Simple Speaks His Mind () Laughing to Keep From Crying () Simple Takes a Wife () Sweet Flypaper of Life () Simple Stakes a Claim ().The Ways of White Folks by Hughes, Langston and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Ways of White Folks by Hughes, Langston - AbeBooks.