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A great majority of literary-minded Indians, even the better educated among them, are not acquainted with the outstanding literary works in the various languages of India. Most of our readers are familiar with the writings in one or two languages only. It is extremely difficult to learn a new language with a new vocabulary, a new grammar and a new script, and gain sufficient proficiency to enjoy its literature. Then how can we learn a score of Indian languages possessing valuable literatures? Thus what little is available through translation in link languages like English and Hindi is the only resource we generally have. In this context, the role of Indian literature in its totality as the best expression of our composite and integrated culture assumes great importance. And I wish to recall a significant observation made by Shri Jawaharlal Nehru, the founder President of the Sahitya Akademi, in his stimulating Foreword to the Akademiâs publication History of Bengali Literature(1960) written by Sukumar Sen. He says:
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Langston Hughes was a central figure in the Harlem Renaissance, the flowering of African-American literature and artistic forms in Manhattan during the 1920s. Not only did his writing promote African-American culture, but it sought to bring attention to the plight of the African-Americans suffering injustice and repression. His poems "I, Too" and "Theme for English B" both advanced his political views of equal civil rights and treatment under the law for African-Americans. Both poems use first-person voices; however the "I" is different for each poem, in order to fulfill Hughes' purpose for the poem.