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Richard Wright
     

Richard Wright

by Harold Bloom (Editor)
 

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Richard Wright found inspiration for his novels from a variety of sources. Marxist, existentialist, Freudian, and Black Nationalist leanings can be seen in his enduring and much-studied works, which include Black Boy, Native Son, and Uncle Tom's Children. This collection of critical essays examines Richard Wright's works from new perspectives.

Overview

Richard Wright found inspiration for his novels from a variety of sources. Marxist, existentialist, Freudian, and Black Nationalist leanings can be seen in his enduring and much-studied works, which include Black Boy, Native Son, and Uncle Tom's Children. This collection of critical essays examines Richard Wright's works from new perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791096222
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/28/2008
Series:
Modern Critical Views Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
215
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

One of our most popular, respected, and controversial literary critics, Yale University professor Harold Bloom¿s books ¿ about, variously, Shakespeare, the Bible, and the classic literature ¿ are as erudite as they are accessible.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
New York, New York and New Haven, Connecticut
Date of Birth:
July 11, 1930
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Education:
B.A., Cornell University, 1951; Ph.D., Yale University, 1955

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