By Richard Bloom

"Black Boy" is a firsthand account of what it used to be wish to come-of-age within the South in the course of the Jim Crow period. Richard Wright's tale is an emotional trip via violence, abandonment, overlook, and starvation, in addition to blatant racial discrimination. This new addition to the "Bloom's publications" sequence delves into "Black Boy" with severe excerpts studying this novelistic autobiography, an annotated bibliography of Wright's works, an index for simple reference, and an introductory essay from literature professor Harold Bloom.

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