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Understanding Richard Wright's "Black Boy": A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historical Documents.
Felgar, Robert – 2002
In "Black Boy," Richard Wright triumphs over an ugly, racist world by fashioning an inspiring, powerful, beautiful, and fictionalized autobiography. To help students understand and appreciate his story in the cultural, political, racial, social, and literary contexts of its time, this casebook provides primary historical documents,…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Black Literature, Class Activities, Instructional Materials