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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wright, Richard, 1908-1960 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • African Americans in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-195) and index.

    Statementedited by Robert J. Butler.
    SeriesCritical responses in arts and letters,, no. 16
    ContributionsButler, Robert, 1942-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3545.R815 Z63 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxix, 199 p. ;
    Number of Pages199
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1114197M
    ISBN 100313288607
    LC Control Number94040142

    During the s, in response to the charge that his writing was filled with violence, Richard Wright replied that the manner came from the matter, that the “relationship of the American Negro to the American scene [was] essentially violent,” and that he could deny neither the violence he had witnessed nor his own existence as a product of racial violence. Language English Pages Format Hardcover Publisher Prentice Hall Release Aug ISBN ISBN 13


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visitors. African American literature - African American literature - The advent of urban realism: Despite the enormous outpouring of creativity during the s, the vogue of Black writing, Black art, and Black culture waned markedly in the early s as the Great Depression took hold in the United States.

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Skerrett, Jr. Bigger Thomas's quest for voice and audience in Richard Wright's Native son / James A. Miller. literary criticism. Briones, Matthew M. "Call-and-response: tracing the ideological shifts of Richard Wright through his correspondence with friends and fellow literati." African American Rev 1 (Spring ) [first page only, jstor].

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