Subject: Literary Criticism / American / African American

Subject: Literary Criticism / American / African American

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Richard Wright

|9780822952114|An Introduction to the Man and His Works|The first book-length study of Richard Wright (1908–1960) gives a critical, historical, and biographical perspective on the gifted African American writer. It presents Wright not only as an artist whose subjects and themes were affected by his race, but also as a sensitive and talented man who was deeply immersed in the major social and intellectual movements of his day.Brigano discusses WrightÆs artistry and his major public concerns as revealed in his novels, short stories, essays, and poetry: race relations in the United States, the role of Marxism in recent history and the…

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