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Richard Wright : a documented chronology, 1908-1960

Author: Tōru Kiuchi; Yoshinobu Hakutani
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this minutely detailed, comprehensive chronology, authors Kiuchi and Hakutani document the life in letters of the greatest African American writer of the twentieth century. The author of Black Boy and Native Son, among other works, Wright wrote unflinchingly about the black experience in the United States, where his books still influence discussions of race and social justice. Entries are documented by Wright's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Richard Wright.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2014]
(DLC) 2013039160
(OCoLC)871194387
Named Person: Richard Wright; Richard Wright
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tōru Kiuchi; Yoshinobu Hakutani
ISBN: 9781476602448 1476602441
OCLC Number: 865334888
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 446 pages) : facsimiles, illustrations
Contents: Part One: An American Life, 1908-1946. 1. The South : Natchez, Mississippi, and Memphis, Tennessee, 1908-1927; 2. Chicago, November 1927-May 1937; 3. Harlem and Brooklyn, New York City, May 1937-September 1939; 4. Crompond, New York, and Mexico, September 1939-June 1940; 5. The South, Harlem, and Brooklyn, June 1940-June 1942; 6. Seven Middagh, Brooklyn, and Canada, July 1942-September 1944; 7. Brooklyn, Canada, and the Midwest, September 1944-April 1946. Part Two: A Life in Exile, 1946-1960. 8 Paris and Greenwich Village, New York City, May 1946-July 1947; 9. Paris, July 1947-August 1949; 10. The United States and Argentina, August 1949-August 1950; 11. Paris, August 1950-February 1952; 12. London and Paris, February 1952-June 1953; 13. Gold Coast and Paris, June 1953-August 1954; 14. Spain and Paris, August 1954-April 1955; 15. Indonesia, Paris, and Ailly, April 1955-September 1956; 16. Germany, Scandinavia, and Ailly, September 1956-October 1957; 17. Ailly, Zürich, and Moulin d'Andé, October 1957-October 1959; 18. Rue Régis, Paris, November 1959-November 1960.
Responsibility: Toru Kiuchi and Yoshinobu Hakutani.

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In this minutely detailed, comprehensive chronology, authors Kiuchi and Hakutani document the life in letters of one of the great African American writers of the twentieth century. Entries are  Read more...

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"This is a work of rare and commendable scholarship...it will have great value in collections specializing in American literature and/or black studies"--ARBA.

 
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