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Bigger Thomas

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©1990.
Series: Major literary characters.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction / Harold Bloom - Critical Extracts: James Baldwin / Irving Howe / Ralph Ellision / Houston A. Baker, Jr. / Sherley Anne Williams / Charles T. Davis / Nina Kressner Cobb / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. / Charles Johnson -- How "Bigger" Was Born / Richard Wright -- Native Son and Three Kinds of Revolution / Edward Margolies -- Bessie's Blues / Edward A. Watson -- Native Son / Kenneth Kinnamon -- Richard Wright  Read more...
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Named Person: Richard Wright; Wright; Richard Wright
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 0791009653 9780791009659 0791010201 9780791010204
OCLC Number: 20133438
Description: xvi, 173 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: How "Bigger" was born / Richard Wright --
Native son and three kinds of revolution / Edward Margolies --
Bessie's blues / Edward A. Watson --
Native son / Keneth Kinnamon --
Richard Wright and Native son : not guilty / Dorothy S. Redden --
Bigger Thomas : the symbolic Negro and the discrete human entity / Charles De Arman --
Native son and mass culture / Ross Pudaloff --
The function of violence in Native son / Robert James Butler --
Wright's Crime and punishment / Tony Magistrale --
The narrative presence in Native son / Laura E. Tanner --
Alienation and creativity in Native son / Valerie Smith --
Misogyny and appropriation in Native son / Alan W. France.
Series Title: Major literary characters.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.

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One of 51 titles in the "Major Literary Characters" series which collate criticism from various sources, and which seek to place the analysis of characters back at the centre of literary study. This  Read more...

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