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De Santis, Christopher C. “Reassessing Langston Hughes and the Harlem Renaissance: Toward an African American Aesthetic.” Critical Insights: Langston Hughes, Oct. 2012, pp. 105–120. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=prf&AN=83406684&site=eds-live&scope=site.
“Hughes would begin to articulate in nonfictional prose what he was experimenting with in poetry: the creation of a racial art––a black aesthetic proud and bold—and the emergence of a black writer unashamed to embrace the culture of the African American working-class masses” (De Santis, 105).