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Hughes  (hjuːz



  1. Howard. 1905–76, US industrialist, aviator, and film producer. He became a total recluse during the last years of his life
  2. (James Mercer) Langston. 1902–67, US Black poet and writer. His collections include The Weary Blues (1926) and The Panther and the Lash (1967)
  3. Richard (Arthur Warren). 1900–76, British novelist. He wrote A High Wind in Jamaica (1929), In Hazard (1938), and The Fox in the Attic (1961)
  4. Robert (Studley Forrest). 1938–2012, Australian art critic, writer, and broadcaster; his work includes the television series The Shock of the New (1981) and the book The Culture of Complaint (1993)
  5. Ted, full name Edward James Hughes. 1930–98, British poet: his works include The Hawk in the Rain (1957), Crow (1970), and Birthday Letters (1998). Poet laureate (1984–98)
  6. Thomas. 1822–96, British novelist; author of Tom Brown's Schooldays (1857)
  7. William Morris. 1864–1952, Australian statesman, born in England: prime minister of Australia (1915–23)


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