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The critical response to Richard Wright

Author: Robert Butler
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995.
Series: Critical responses in arts and letters, no. 16.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Richard Wright is recognised as one of the most important African-American writers ("Native Son", "Black Boy", "The Outsider", "Eight Men"). This volume traces the reception of Wright's major works,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Critical response to Richard Wright.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)609335533
Online version:
Critical response to Richard Wright.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1995
(OCoLC)624008154
Named Person: Richard Wright; Richard Wright; Richard Wright; Richard Wright
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Butler
ISBN: 0313288607 9780313288609
OCLC Number: 31409595
Description: xxxix, 199 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Richard Wright: Black Boy from America's Black Belt and Urban Ghettos / Blyden Jackson --
Native Son: The Personal, Social, and Political Background / Kenneth Kinnamon --
Review of Native Son / Henry Seidel Canby --
Review of Native Son / Charles Poore --
Uneven Effect / Howard Mumford Jones --
A Powerful Novel About a Boy from Chicago's Black Belt / Margaret Wallace --
Review of Native Son / Samuel Sillen --
Wright's Invisible Native Son / Donald B. Gibson --
Richard Wright's Women Characters and Inequality / Sylvia Keady --
Wright's Native Son and Two Novels by Zola: A Comparative Study / Robert Butler --
Review of Black Boy / Orvile Prescott --
Black Hunger / Charles Lee --
Richard Wright Looks Back / W.E. Burghardt Du Bois --
Richrad Wright Adds a Chapter to Our Bitter Chronicle / Lillian Smith --
Creation of the Self in Richard Wright's Black Boy / Yoshinobu Hakutani --
Sociology of an Existence: Richard Wright and the Chicago School / Carla Cappetti --
Introduction to the HarperPerennial Edition of Black Boy (American Hunger) / Jerry W. Ward, Jr. --
Review of the Outsider / Orville Prescott --
Review of the Outsider / Arna Bontemps --
Review of the Outsider / Lorraine Hansberry --
Richard Wright and the French Existentialists / Michel Fabre --
Richard Wright's The Outsider: Existentialist Exemplar or Critique? Amrijit Singh --
Lives of More than Quiet Desperation / Richard Sullivan --
Review of Eight Men / Saunders Redding --
Richard Wright: A Word of Farewell / Irving Howe --
The Paradoxical Structure of Richard Wright's "The Man Who Lived Underground" / Patricia D. Watkins --
Thematic and Formal Unity in Richard Wright's Eight Men / Robert Butler --
Too Honest for His Own Time / Arnold Rampersad --
The Problematic Texts of RIchard Wright / James W. Tuttleton --
The Library of America Edition of Native Son / Keneth Kinnamon --
The Library of America Edition of The Outsider / Yoshinobu Hakutani --
Authority, Gender, and Fiction / Eugene E. Miller --
The Invisisble Woman in Wright's Rite of Passage / Robert Butler.
Series Title: Critical responses in arts and letters, no. 16.
Responsibility: edited by Robert J. Butler.

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.,."a carefully documented--and selective--review of the criticism of four of Wright's works: Native Son, Black Boy, The Outsider, and Eight Men. Of particular value are Butler's careful evaluation Read more...

 
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