Movies, Modernity, and All That Jazz: Langston Hughes's Montage of a Dream Deferred
African American Review
Langston Hughes, Dream Deferred, African American writers, poetry
Presents literary criticism for the poem sequence "Montage of a Dream Deferred" by Langston Hughes. Primary focus is given to depictions of jazz music, particularly bebop, as an essentially African American musical form within the sequence as well as Hughes' thoughts on movies. The anti-capitalist nature of the work is explained based on Hughes' critique of exclusionary U.S. mass culture.
Brinkman, Bartholomew. "Movies, Modernity, and All That Jazz: Langston Hughes's Montage of a Dream Deferred." African American Review 44, no. 1-2 (2011): 85-96. Accessed at http://digitalcommons.framingham.edu/eng_facpub/24