Additional Resources for The Man Who Was Almost a Man by Richard Wright

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Fabre, Michel.The Unfinished Quest of Richard Wright, New York: Morrow, 1973.

A comprehensive biography of Wright that covers a great deal of material not found in either of his autobiographies. Fabre views the various political and artistic stages of Wright's life as a series of partially successful struggles.

Kostelanetz, Richard. Politics in the African-American Novel: James Weldon Johnson, W. E. B. DuBois, Richard Wright and Ralph Ellison, Greenwood Publishing, 1991.

A study interpreting the novels of Wright and three other major African-American writers in terms of political ideas.

Wright, Ellen, and Michel Fabre, eds. The Richard Wright Reader, New York: Harper & Row, 1978.

A wide selection of Wright's writings including some of his important nonfiction essays on race, writing, and politics.

Wright, Richard. Black Boy: A Record of Childhood and Youth, New York: Harper, 1945.

Widely considered a classic, Wright's autobiography describes his southern upbringing, his move North, his beginnings as...

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