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Richard Wright's works are universally acknowledged as a starting point for black literature in contemporary America. Critics speak of the author as a pioneer, a man of rare courage. This volume of essays anzlyses Wright's Native Son.
|Publication date:||15th January 2008|
|Author:||Prof. Harold Bloom|
|Publisher:||Chelsea House Publishers|
|Categories:||Educational: English literature,|
Harold Bloom is Sterling Professor of the Humanities at Yale University. He is the author of 30 books, including Shelley's Mythmaking (1959), The Visionary Company (1961), Blake's Apocalypse (1963), Yeats (1970), A Map of Misreading (1975), Kabbalah and Criticism (1975), Agon: Toward a Theory of Revisionism (1982), The American Religion (1992), The Western Canon (1994), and Omens of Millennium: The Gnosis of Angels, Dreams, and Resurrection (1996). The Anxiety of Influence (1973) sets forth Professor Bloom's provocative theory of the literary relationships between the great writers and their predecessors. His most recent books include Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human (1998), a 1998 National Book Award finalist, How to Read and Why (2000), Genius: A ...More About Prof. Harold Bloom