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“I Dream a World”: Occupied Haiti and African Americans

Nicole A. Waligora-Davis

in Sanctuary: African Americans and Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195369915
eISBN:
9780199893379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369915.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Borrowing its title from Langston Hughes’s aria, “I Dream a World” illustrates how black intellectuals like Langston Hughes employed Haiti as a vehicle for further mobilizing an active interwar civil ... More


“I Dream a World”: Rewriting Hughes’s Signature Poem

W. Jason Miller

in Origins of the Dream: Hughes's Poetry and King's Rhetoric

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060446
eISBN:
9780813050713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060446.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter documents King’s most visible engagements with Langston Hughes’s poem “I Dream a World.” This engagement reveals how King internalized and then rewrote Hughes’s dream in a series of ... More


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