"Let Yale University professor Harold Bloom--author of The Western Canon and a leading authority on literature--help develop your understanding of the world's great literary works. Unlike other study guides, Bloom's ReViews offers a wide selection of critical analyses by renowned scholars, as well as concise biographical and bibliographical information and a comprehensive thematic discussion of the plot--all in one handbook." "The ideal aid to all students, Bloom's ReViews is a definitive guide for independent study and a single source for footnoting essays and research papers. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET.
"Comprehensive research & study guides".
Includes bibliographical references (p. 79-84) and index.
Biography of Richard Wright
Thematic and Structural Analysis
List of Characters
The Book as a Message for America / Malcolm Cowley
Bigger Thomas as a Descendant of Uncle Tom / James Baldwin
Narrative Drive and Symbolism in the Book / Robert Bone
The Book as an Attack on Both Whites and Blacks / Irving Howe
A Discussion of Wright, Baldwin, and Howe / Ralph Ellison
The Critical Reception of the Book / Dan McCall
Wright's Vision of Race and Social Change / Edward Margolies
Reality and Blindness in the Book / Roger Rosenblatt
The Emotional Impact of the Book / Dorothy S. Redden
The Book and African-American Literature / Sherley Anne Williams
Narrative Devices in the Book / A. Robert Lee
The Dramatization of the Book / Judith Giblin Brazinsky
Bigger's World of Silence / Louis Tremaine
Bigger Thomas and Mary / Robert James Butler
Max and the Communist Party / Joyce Ann Joyce
Use of Language in the Book / Laura E. Tanner
Misogyny in the Book / Alan W. France
Surrealism in the Book / Eugene E. Miller
Existentialism in the Book / Jean-Francois Gounard
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