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Richard Wright


(Richard Nathaniel Wright)
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Richard Nathaniel Wright was an African-American author of powerful, sometimes controversial novels, short stories and non-fiction. Much of his literature concerned racial themes. His work helped redefine discussions of race relations in America in the mid-20th century.
 


Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Novels
   Native Son (1940)
   The Outsider (1953)
   Savage Holiday (1954)
   The Long Dream (1958)
   Lawd Today (1963)
   A Father's Law (2008)
   The Man Who Lived Underground (2021)
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Collections
   Uncle Tom's Children (1938)
   Quintet (1956) (with others)
   Eight Men (1961)
   Haiku: This Other World (poems) (2010)
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Series contributed to
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Non fiction show
 
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Books containing stories by Richard Wright
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Dark Faith (2010)
edited by
Maurice Broaddus and Jerry Gordon
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D.C. Noir 2 (2008)
The Classics
(Akashic Noir)
edited by
George Pelecanos
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The Best American Short Stories of the Century (2008)
(Best American Short Stories)
edited by
Katrina Kenison and John Updike

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