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Richard Wright; a biography.

Author: Constance Webb
Publisher: New York, Putnam [1968]
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Genre/Form: Biography
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Webb, Constance.
Richard Wright; a biography.
New York, Putnam [1968]
(OCoLC)568731627
Named Person: Richard Wright; Richard Wright; Richard Wright
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Constance Webb
OCLC Number: 218090
Description: 443 p. illus. 24 cm.
Contents: "it's them goddamn rebels ..." --
Richard is born, 1980 --
Memphis, Tennessee, dread and distrust ... --
Terror ... some natural force --
A somberness of spirit --
The white South has never known me ... --
Chicago seemed an unreal city ... --
" ... as though offering libations of forgiveness to my environment" --
All my life I had been full of a hunger for a new way to live ... --
New York, 1937 --
I love my people ... --
Native son --
Dhima or Ellen? --
Ellen and Julia --
Black boy --
How many understand how they make us feel and live ... --
World War II --
To live in this land is to breath poison each day ... --
Dear Richard, It is obvious that you and I are the only two geniuses of this era ... Gertrude Stein --
I feel certain that she knows already much more than she knows she knows ... --
But I am filled with the details of living ... --
I choose exile ... --
I must make this film ... --
The black existentialist and the white Freudian ... --
Black Power ... --
Pagan Spain --
I want to assume an attitude that places me wholly on the side of feeling in life ... --
Island of Hallucination ... --
We fret, we feel frustrated, but things are moving on the broad scale. We must never forget that ...

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