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Arnold Rampersad (born 13 November 1941) is a biographer and literary critic. The first volume of his Life Of Langston Hughes was a Pulitzer Prize finalist. He was born in Trinidad and Tobago.

He is currently Professor of English and the Sara Hart Kimball Professor in the Humanities at Stanford University. He was Senior Associate Dean for the Humanities from January 2004-August 2006. As Senior Associate Dean, he was responsible for the full array of departments in the humanities, including Art & Art History, Asian Languages, Classics, Comparative Literature, Drama, French and Italian, German Studies, Linguistics, Music, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Slavic Languages and Literature, and Spanish and Portuguese.*

Professor Rampersad was a member of the Stanford English Department from 1974 to 1983, before accepting a position at Rutgers University. Since then he taught there and at Columbia and Princeton before returning to Stanford in 1998.

His teaching covers such areas as nineteenth- and twentieth-century American literature; the literature of the American South; American and African-American autobiography; race and American literature; and the Harlem Renaissance. From 1991 to 1996, he held a MacArthur "genius grant" fellowship. He is an elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and of the American Philosophical Society. In 2007, he published a biography of Ralph Ellison (1914 - 1994).

He is also the half brother of Roger Toussaint, the president of Transport Workers Union Local 100.

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Total Books: 39
The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes
2008 - The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes (Other)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781439571736
ISBN-10: 1439571732
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Ralph Ellison A Biography
2007 - Ralph Ellison a Biography (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780375408274
ISBN-10: 0375408274
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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The Oxford Anthology of African-American Poetry
2005 - The Oxford Anthology of African-american Poetry (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780195125634
ISBN-10: 0195125630
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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Days Of Grace A Memoir
2004 - Days of Grace a Memoir [Black History Titles] (Other)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780606310840
ISBN-10: 0606310843
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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The Life of Langston Hughes
2002 - The Life of Langston Hughes [Life of Langston Hughes, 1902-1941] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780195146424
ISBN-10: 0195146425
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Money, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction, Engineering & Transportation
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The Life of Langston Hughes I Dream a World  1941-1967
2002 - The Life of Langston Hughes I Dream a World 1941-1967 [Life of Langston Hughes, 1941-1967] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780195146431
ISBN-10: 0195146433
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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The Life of Langston Hughes 1941-1967 I Dream a World
2002 - The Life of Langston Hughes 1941-1967 I Dream a World [Life of Langston Hughes, 1941-1967] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780195151619
ISBN-10: 0195151615
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Jackie Robinson  A Biography
1998 - Jackie Robinson a Biography (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780345426550
ISBN-10: 034542655X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Jackie Robinson  A Biography
1997 - Jackie Robinson a Biography (Audio Cassette)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780679460077
ISBN-10: 0679460071
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors
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Jackie Robinson A Biography
1997 - Jackie Robinson a Biography (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780679774334
ISBN-10: 0679774335
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
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Days of Grace
1994 - Days of Grace (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780345386816
ISBN-10: 0345386817
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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The Art and Imagination of WEB DuBois
Life of Langston Hughes 1941-1967 I Dream a World
1988 - Life of Langston Hughes 1941-1967 I Dream a World [Life of Langston Hughes, 1941-1967] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780195045192
ISBN-10: 019504519X
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
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The Life of Langston Hughes 1902-1941  I Too Sing America
1988 - The Life of Langston Hughes 1902-1941 I Too Sing America (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780195054262
ISBN-10: 0195054261
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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The Art and Imagination of W E B DuBois
1976 - The Art and Imagination of W E B Dubois (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780674047112
ISBN-10: 0674047117
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Melville's Israel Potter A Pilgrimage and Progress
Melville's Israel Potter a Pilgrimage and Progress (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780879720001
ISBN-10: 087972000X
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Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes [Video Tape: Voices & Vision Series, 60 Minutes - VHS] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780897762533
ISBN-10: 0897762533
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