Richard Wright | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Timothy P. Caron

This literature criticism consists of approximately 29 pages of analysis & critique of Richard Wright.
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Critical Essay by Timothy P. Caron

SOURCE: Caron, Timothy P. “‘The Reds Are in the Bible Room’: The Bible and Political Activism in Richard Wight's Uncle Tom's Children.” In Struggles over the Word: Race and Religion in O'Connor, Faulkner, Hurston, and Wright, pp. 112-40. Macon, Ga.: Mercer University Press, 2000.

In the following essay, Caron underscores the importance of African American religiosity and political radicalism in Wright's Uncle Tom's Children.

When Israel was in Egyptland, Let my people go, Oppressed so hard they could not stand, Let my people go. Go down, Moses … Tell old Pharaoh, Let my people go. 

The genius of these preachers lay in their ability to adapt what they had learned to the existing needs and circumstances of their people and to transpose the white man's...

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