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Craven, Alice Mikal

Richard Wright

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Table of contents

1. Introduction

1. Introduction
Alice Mikal Craven, William E. Dow

Part I. (Re)Placing Richard Wright

2. From New Chicago Renaissance from Wright to Fair Modern and Postmodern Eden: Richard Wright
R. Baxter Miller

3. Wright among the “G-Men”: How the FBI Framed Paris Noir
William J. Maxwell

4.
A Father’s Law, 1950s Masculinity, and Richard Wright’s Agony over Integration
Leonard Cassuto

5. Seeking Salvation in a Naturalistic Universe: Richard Wright’s Use of His Southern Religious Background in Black Boy (American Hunger)
Robert J. Butler

Part II. Taking Sides: Racism and Spatial Dimensions

6. “White People to Either Side”: Native Son and the Poetics of Space
Isabel Soto

7. Becoming Richard Wright: Space and the WPA
Thadious M. Davis

Part III. Wright: Pulp and Media, Reality and Fiction

8. Savage Holiday: Documentary Noir and True Crime in 12 Million Black Voices

Paula Rabinowitz

9. Richard Wright’s A Father’s Law and Black Metropolis: Intellectual Growth and Literary Vision
Joyce Ann Joyce

10. A Queer Finale: Sympathy and Privacy in Wright’s A Father’s Law

John C. Charles

Part IV. Wright: New Comparative Frameworks, Transnational Boundaries

11. Changing Texts: Censorship, “Reality,” and Fiction in Native Son

Claudine Raynaud

12. “The Astonishing Humanity”: Domestic Discourses in the Friendship and Fiction of Richard Wright and Carson McCullers
Julieann Veronica Ulin

13. When Wright Bid McKay Break Bread: Tracing Black Transnational Genealogy
Gary Holcomb

14. The Political Art of Wright’s “Fire and Cloud”
Robert Shulman

15. Richard Wright and the Circum Caribbean
John Lowe

16. Afterword
Alice Mikal Craven, William E. Dow

Keywords: Literature, North American Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Postcolonial/World Literature, Fiction, Ethnicity Studies, African American Culture

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2011
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Signs of Race
Page amount
303 pages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230340237
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-29477-0

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