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Richard Wright free pdf "Writing," Richard Wright once said, "is my way of being a free man." In this engaging biography, Hazel Rowley chronicles Wright's extraordinary journey from a sharecropper's shack in Mississippi to international renown as a writer, fiercely independent thinker, and outspoken critic of racism. Skilfully interweaving quotations from Wright's writings, Rowland portrays a man who transcended the times in which he lived and sought to reconcile opposing cultures in his work. She draws on recently discovered material to shed new light on Wright's relationship with Langston Hughes, Ralph Ellison, and others, and on his self-imposed exile in France (widely blamed for his so-called decline as a writer). In this lively, finely crafted narrative, Wright - passionate, complex, courageous, and flawed, comes vibrantly to life.

About Hazel Rowley

Hazel Rowley is the author of Christina Stead: A Biography which was a New York Times Notable Book. She has taught at Iowa University and Deakins University in Melbourne, and currently teaches at Radcliffe College, Massachusetts.

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Author : Hazel Rowley
Publisher : Owl Books,U.S.
Data Published : 01 September 2002
ISBN : 0805070885
EAN : 9780805070880
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 640 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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