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Richard Wright : new readings in the 21st century /

"Richard Wright : New Readings in the 21st Century positions Wright studies in the 21st century in the best way possible. Richard Wright's legacy is updated in order to meet the needs of a growing international readership. This critical volume is also a step in making his accomplishments k...

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Other Authors: Craven, Alice Mikal., Dow, William
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
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Table of Contents:
  • From new Chicago renaissance from Wright to fair : modern and post-modern Eden: Richard Wright / R. Baxter Miller
  • Wright among the "G-Men" : how the FBI framed Paris Noir / William J. Maxwell
  • A Father's Law, 1950s masculinity, and Richard Wright's agony over integration / Leonard Cassuto
  • Seeking salvation in a naturalistic universe : Richard Wright's use of his southern religious background in Black Boy (American Hunger) / Robert J. Butler
  • "White People to Either Side" : Native Son and the poetics of space / Isabelle Soto
  • Becoming Richard Wright : space and the WPA / Thadious M. Davis
  • Savage Holiday : documentary noir and true crime in 12 million black voices / Paula Rabinowitz
  • A Father's Law and Black Metropolis : intellectual growth and literary vision / Joyce Ann Joyce
  • A queer finale : sympathy and privacy in Wright's A Father's Law / John C. Charles
  • Changing texts : censorship, "Reality" and fiction in Native Son / Claudine Raynaud
  • "The Astonishing Humanity" : domestic discourses in the friendship and fiction of Richard Wright and Carson McCullers / Julieann Ulin
  • When Wright bid McKay break bread : tracing black transnational genealogy / Gary Holcomb
  • The political art of Wright's "Fire and Cloud" / Robert Shulman
  • Richard Wright and the circumCaribbean / John Lowe.