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Richard Wright (1908 – 1960)

Nationality: American Periods: American: 20th Century

author of such works as Native Son,The Outsider, and Black Boy

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Our pages on these individual works by Richard Wright

Black Boy

Fire and Cloud

The Long Dream

Native Son

Savage Holiday

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Criticism about Richard Wright

From No Man’s Land to Mother-land: Emasculation and Nationalism in Richard Wright’s Depression Era Urban Novels
“Issues discussed concern the psychological aspects of nationalism and emasculation that affect African-American men in the works by Richard Wright.”
Contains: Criticism
Author: Anthony Dawahare
From: African American Review Fall, 1999
Richard Wright’s Unpublished Haiku: A World Elsewhere
A critical study of Wright’s unpublished haiku collection, This Other World: Projections in the Haiku Manner.
Contains: Criticism
Author: Ogburn Floyd, Jr.
From: MELUS Fall, 1998

Biographical sites about Richard Wright

PAL: Richard Wright (1908-1960)
Richard Wright primary works, selected bibliography and study questions.
Contains: Bibliography,
Author: Reuben, Paul P.
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Richard Wright Bibliography
Bibliographic guide to the fiction, non-fiction, and essays of Richard Wright, as well as critical respones to his work.
Contains: Bibliography,
From: Chicago Public Library
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Chronology of Richard Wright’s Life
This site is a chronology of Richard Wright’s life.
Contains: Timeline, Pictures
Keywords: life, history, biography
MWP: Richard Wright (1908-1960)
A lengthy article about Wright’s life and works. Also offers information on his publications, media adaptations, and links to Internet resources.
Contains: Pictures, Sketch, Bibliography
Author: Matthew Duffus
From: Mississippi Writers Page
Richard Wright: Black Boy-Overview
This site, made to accompany a PBS broadcast, gives biographical information about Richard Wright.
Contains: Sketch, Pictures
Keywords: life, history, biography

Other sites about Richard Wright

Richard Wright Bibliography
This site lists the works written by Richard Wright along with a selected bibliography of critical works about his writings.
Contains: Bibliography, Works List

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Last Updated Apr 29, 2013