Critical essays on Richard Wright (Book, 1982) …
Richard wright a collection of critical essays
Wright could write passionately and eloquently about the meaning of suffering in the lives of oppressed and exploited people because that suffering was an integral part of his own life. Wright's material success only seemed to intensify his awareness that hunger of the spirit is implacable. The Communist Party had been the only one to take a deep interest in Richard Wright's life and had at one time offered to teach him to write.
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Wright did not publish a book after until 1953 when his"existential" novel, , was published to mixed reviews. CrossDamon, the main character, is overwhelmed by the demands of his wife, his mother, and hismistress. Seizing a chance opportunity during a train crash, he leaves his identity paperswith a dead man and disappears. He ends up committing three murders to save himself, thenis himself murdered by the Communist party in the United States for his independence. followed in 1954, a "white" novel whose main character, ErskineFowler, exemplifies the dangers of repressed emotion. Fowler has been obsessed with desirefor his mother. He marries a prostitute, then murders her; the graphic murder scenedisturbed some readers. The novel is an exception to Wright's work in that it has no blackcharacters. was not even a mild critical success.