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Title:
Civil rights in Richard Wright's Native son
Author:
Mancini, Candice.
Publication Information:
Detroit : Greenhaven Press, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
172 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Presents essays that examine civil rights in "Native Son, " including the cost of oppression, the search for black identity, and how racism has evolved in society today.
Language:
English
Contents:
[ch.1] Background on Richard Wright. The life of Richard Wright / Edward D. Clark -- Life in the north / Hazel Rowley -- [ch.2] Native son and civil rights. A protest novel / James Baldwin -- The cost of oppression and submission / Irving Howe -- Black life no mere abstraction / Ralph Ellison -- Social critiques of native son anger Wright / Addison Gayle -- Losing self-control / Joseph T. Skerrett, Jr. -- The black male's search for identity in a racist society / Aimé J. Ellis -- Wright's solution to racism / Cynthia Tolentino -- No solidarity with the oppressed / Damon Marcel DeCoste -- Bigger's sense of superiority / Lale Demirtürk -- Bigger thomas : radical revolutionary / Petar Ramadanovic -- [ch.3] Contemporary perspectives on civil rights / Faye Fiore -- Race blindness / Samuel Terence -- Too many blacks imprisoned / Michael Eric Dyson -- Transracial adoptions still face hurdles / Rachel Uranga -- Defined by hip-hop / Keli Goff.
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ISBN:
9780737743920

9780737743913
Format :
Book