The Remaking of Postwar Identity in Wright, Beauvoir, and Baldwin
|Series title:||Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Oct 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $48.95|
| Book Description: |
Outsider Citizensexamines a foundational moment in the writing of race, gender, and sexuality--the decade after 1945, when Richard Wright, Simone de Beauvoir, and others sought to adapt existentialism and psychoanalysis to the representation of newly emerging public identities. Relyea offers the first book-length study bringing together Wright and Beauvoir to reveal their common sources and concerns. Relyea's discussion begins with Native Son and then examines Wright's postwar exile...