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Richard Wright

The Life and Times

Richard Wright( )
Author: Rowley, Hazel
Publication Date:Aug 2002
Publisher:Henry Holt & Company
Imprint:Owl Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

In this engaging, full-scale biography of the,author of Black Boy and Native Son, Rowley,chronicles Wright's extraordinary journey from a,sharecropper's shack in Mississippi to,international renown as a writer, fiercely,independent thinker and outspoken critic of,racism. Skilfully interweaving quotations from,Wright's writings, Rowley draws on recently,discovered material to shed new light on Wright's,relationship with Langston Hughes, Ralph Ellison,and others, as well as his...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / African American & Black
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.031 x 7.722 x 0.45 Inches
Book Weight:1.584 Pounds
Author Biography
Rowley, Hazel (Author)
Hazel Rowley is the author of "Christina Stead: A Biography" a New York Times notable book. She has taught at Iowa University & Deakins University in Melbourne & is a Bunting Fellow at Radcliffe College.


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