Richard Wright: A Collection of Critical Essays

by Arnold Rampersad

Pearson Education | November 4, 1994 | Trade Paperback

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A collection of Critical Essays reflecting both older and newer perspectives. Will also contain an introduction by the editor (a respected scholar in the field), a chronology of the author''s life, and an annotated bibliography.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 211 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.7 in

Published: November 4, 1994

Publisher: Pearson Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0130361208

ISBN - 13: 9780130361202

Found in: History and Criticism, Reference and Language

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Richard Wright: A Collection of Critical Essays

by Arnold Rampersad

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 211 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.7 in

Published: November 4, 1994

Publisher: Pearson Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0130361208

ISBN - 13: 9780130361202

About the Book

A collection of Critical Essays reflecting both older and newer perspectives. Will also contain an introduction by the editor (a respected scholar in the field), a chronology of the author's life, and an annotated bibliography.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Arnold Rampersad.
Jerry H. Bryant, The Violence of Native Son.
Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr., Composing Bigger: Wright and the Making of Native Son.
Louis Tremaine, The Dissociated Sensibility of Bigger Thomas in Wright''s Native Son.
Tony Magistrale, From St. Petersburg to Chicago: Wright''s Crime and Punishment.
Sherley Anne Williams, Papa Dick and Sister-Woman: Reflections on Women in the Fiction of Richard Wright.
Timothy Dow Adams, I Do Believe Him Though I Knew He Lies: Lying as Genre and Metaphor in Richard Wright''s Black Boy.
Keneth Kinnamon, Call and Response: Intertextuality in Two Autobiographical Works by Richard Wright and Maya Angelou.
Abdul JanMohammed, Negating the Negation as a Form of Affirmation in Minority Discourse: The Construction of Richard Wright as Subject.
Arnold Rampersad, Lawd Today!
Michael Atkinson, Richard Wright''s “Big Boy Leaves Home” and a Tale of Ovid: A Metamorphosis Transformed.
Jack B. Moore, The Voice in 12 Million Black Voices.
Patricia D. Watkins, The Paradoxical Structure of Richard Wright''s “The Man Who Lived Underground.”
Yoshinobu Hakutani, Richard Wright''s The Outsider and Albert Camus''s The Stranger.
John M. Reilly, Richard Wright and the Art of Non-Fiction: Stepping Out on the Stage of the World.
Kwame Anthony Appiah, A Long Way from Home: Richard Wright in the Gold Coast.
Chronology of Important Dates.
Notes on Contributors.
Bibliography.

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A collection of Critical Essays reflecting both older and newer perspectives. Will also contain an introduction by the editor (a respected scholar in the field), a chronology of the author''s life, and an annotated bibliography.

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A collection of Critical Essays reflecting both older and newer perspectives. Will also contain an introduction by the editor (a respected scholar in the field), a chronology of the author''s life, and an annotated bibliography.