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Richard Wright's Black boy (American hunger) : a casebook

Author: William L Andrews; Douglas Edward Taylor
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
Series: Casebooks in criticism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This casebook reprints a selection of the most important and most representative reviews, criticism, and scholarly analysis of Richard Wright's Black Boy (American Hunger): A Record of Childhood and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Autobiographies
Named Person: Richard Wright; Richard Wright; Richard Wright; Richard Wright; Richard Wright
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William L Andrews; Douglas Edward Taylor
ISBN: 0195157710 9780195157710 0195157729 9780195157727
OCLC Number: 50722238
Description: viii, 210 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Part I. Interview --
This, too, is America / Charles J. Rolo --
Part II. Contemporary critical responses --
Richard Wright looks back : harsh, forbidding memories of Negro childhood and youth / W.E. Burghardt Du Bois --
A tragic situation / Lionel Trilling --
Portrait of a typical Negro? / Mary McCarthy --
Richard Wright's blues / Ralph Ellison --
Part III. Scholarly and critical assessments --
The metamorphosis of Richard Wright's Black boy / Janice Thaddeus --
From experience to eloquence : Richard Wright's Black boy as art / Charles T. Davis --
Literacy and ascent : Richard Wright's Black boy / Robert B. Stapto --
An apprenticeship to life and art : narrative design in Wright's Black boy / John O. Hodges --
Creation of the self in Richard Wright's Black boy / Yoshinobu Hakutani --
"Shouting curses" : the politics of "bad" language in Richard Wright's Black boy / Jennifer H. Poulos --
Richard Wright : "wearing the mask" / Timothy Adams --
The horror and the glory : Richard Wright's portrait of the artist in Black boy and American hunger / Horace A. Porter.
Series Title: Casebooks in criticism.
Responsibility: edited by William L. Andrews, Douglas Taylor.
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