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Richard Wright (author)

Richard Wright (author)

African-american writer

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Richard Nathaniel Wright was an American author of novels, short stories, poems, and non-fiction. Much of his literature concerns racial themes, especially related to the plight of African Americans during the late 19th to mid-20th centuries suffering discrimination and violence. Literary critics believe his work helped change race relations in the United States in the mid-20th century.

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Encyclopedia of Arkansas

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On Richard Wright's Centennial: The Great Outsider

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January 2, 2009

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1977

Richard wroteBook American Hunger was published
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Richard Nathaniel Wright was an American author of novels, short stories, poems, and non-fiction. Much of his literature concerns racial themes, especially related to the plight of African Americans during the late 19th to mid-20th centuries suffering discrimination and violence. Literary critics believe his work helped change race relations in the United States in the mid-20th century.

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Black Boy
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1977

Richard wrote American Hunger

1958

Richard wrote The Long Dream

1945

Richard wrote Black Boy

1940

Richard wrote Native Son

1939

Wright received a Guggenheim Fellowship

1938

Richard wrote Uncle Tom's Children

1932

Richard joined the John Reed Club

1927

Wright moved to Chicago
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