Origins of the dream : Hughes's poetry and King's rhetoric / W. Jason Miller.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, Copyright date: ©2015Description: 1 online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813055183; 0813055180; 9780813050713; 0813050715Subject(s): Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 -- Influence | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 | King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 | Hughes, Langston 1902-1967 | King, Martin Luther 1929-1968 | American poetry -- African American authors | African Americans -- History | Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century | African American poets -- 20th century | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | African American poets | African Americans | American poetry -- African American authors | Civil rights movements | Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) | United States | Rezeption | Rhetorik | Bürgerrechtsbewegung | LITERARY CRITICISM / American / African American | 1900-1999Genre/Form: Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Origins of the dreamDDC classification: 818/.5209 LOC classification: PS3515.U274 | Z6844 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction: giving new validity to old forms -- "Mother to son": the rise, removal, and return of Hughes -- Black and red: accusations of subversiveness -- King and poetry: quotations, revisions, and unsolicited poems -- "Dream deferred": King's use of Hughes's most popular poem -- "Poem for a man": King's unusual request -- "Youth": Hughes's poem and King's chiasmus -- "I dream a world": rewriting Hughes's signature poem -- "I have a dream": King speaks in Rocky Mount -- "The Psalm of brotherhood": King at Detroit's march for jobs -- The march on Washington: veiling Hughes's poetry -- Conclusion: extending the dream.
Since Martin Luther King Jr.'s 'I Have a Dream' speech, some scholars have privately suspected that King's 'dream' was connected to Langston Hughes's poetry. Drawing on archival materials, including notes, correspondence, and marginalia, W. Jason Miller provides a completely original and compelling argument that Hughes's influence on King's rhetoric was, in fact, evident in more than just the one famous speech.