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Richard Wright

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Black Boy | Suggested Reading


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Chafe, William H., et al., editors. Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Tell about Life in the Segregated South. New, 2001.

Jackson, Blyden. "Richard Wright in a Moment of Truth." Modern American Fiction: Form and Function, Louisiana State UP, 1989.

Wallach, Jennifer Jensen. Richard Wright: From Black Boy to World Citizen. Dee, 2010.

Yardley, Jonathan. "Black Boy by Richard Wright." Second Reading: Notable and Neglected Books Revisited, Europa Editions, 2011.

Course Hero. "Black Boy Infographic." Course Hero. 22 May 2018. Web. 30 Nov. 2022. <>.

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