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Richard Wright

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: New York : Bloom's Literary Criticism, ©2009.
Series: Bloom's modern critical views.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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A collection of critical essays on Richard Wright's work.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Richard Wright; Richard Wright; Rishi Sativihari; Richard Wright
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Bloom
ISBN: 9780791096222 079109622X
OCLC Number: 235031977
Description: vii, 215 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: A personal appreciation of Richard Wright's universality / Jack B. Moore --
"I could never really leave the South" : regionalism and the transformation of Richard Wright's American hunger / Jeff Karem --
The Virgin Mary, Eve, and Mary Magdelene in Richard Wright's novels / Tara T. Green --
Richard Wright's Lawd today! and the political uses of modernism / Brannon Costello --
Aunt Sue's children : re-viewing the gender(ed) politics of Richard Wright's radicalism / Cheryl Higashida --
Native son's tragedy : traversing the death drive with Bigger Thomas / Peter Ramadanovic --
"Using my grandmother's life as a model" : Richard Wright and the gendered politics of religious representation / Quiana J. Whitted --
"The soul has bandaged moments" : reading the African American gothic in Wright's "Big Boy leaves home," Morrison's Beloved, and Gomez's Gilda / Cedric Gael Bryant --
Entering the politics of the outside : Richard Wright's critique of Marxism and existentialism / Jeffrey Atteberry --
The Loeb and Leopold case : a neglected source for Richard Wright's Native son / Robert Butler.
Series Title: Bloom's modern critical views.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
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Richard Wright found a variety of sources of inspiration for his novels. Marxist, existentialist, Freudian, and Black Nationalist learnings can be found in his enduring and much-studied works,  Read more...

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