Critical Essays on Richard Wright's Native Son

Critical Essays on Richard Wright's Native Son

Book - 1997
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This collection of writings on Wright's 1940 novel features reprints of seven reviews and nine critical evaluations of the work. Three original essays view Native Son in terms of recent reevaluations of leftist literature of the 1930s, the recurrence of sound patterns, and similarities to Mark Twain's Pudd'nhead Wilson. An historical introduction focuses on the work's reception in the US. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Twayne Publishers ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1997
ISBN: 9780783800134
Branch Call Number: 813 WRIGHT C
Characteristics: xi, 258 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm
Additional Contributors: Kinnamon, Keneth


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