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Philosophical meditations on Richard Wright

Author: James B Haile
Publisher: Lanham (Md.) : Lexington Books, cop. 2012.
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This book is affords us the opportunity to rediscover Richard Wright and reexamine his work and its continuing significance in light of our contemporary situation. Moreover, the collection allows us  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Richard Wright; Richard Wright; Richard Wright
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James B Haile
ISBN: 9780739144947 0739144944
OCLC Number: 867039651
Description: 1 vol. (XXXI-135 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Richard Wright and PhilosophyJames B. Haile, III Part I. Richard Wright's Literary ImaginationChapter 1: Bigger-Cross Damon: Wright's Existential ChallengeLewis R. GordonChapter 2: Black Boy: Phenomenology and the Existential NovelJames B. Haile, IIIChapter 3: Experiencing Existentialism through Theme and Tone: Kierkegaard and Richard WrightDesiree H. MeltonPart II. Richard Wright's Philosophical ImaginationChapter 4: Fear, Trembling and Transcendence in the Everyday of Richard Wright: A Quare ReadingVictor AndersonChapter 5: Specularity as a Mode of Knowledge and Agency in Richard Wright's WorkAbdul R. JanmohamedPart III. Richard Wright TodayChapter 6: "The Uses and Hazards of Expatriation": Richard Wright's Cosmopolitanism in ProcessAlexa WeikChapter 7: On Richard Wright and Our Contemporary SituationJerry W. Ward
Responsibility: edited by James B. Haile, III.
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In recent years, there has been a renewal of scholarly interest in Richard Wright. Wright was a vociferous reader of Western philosophy, which he revised and often incorporated in his works. Read more...

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