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Autobiography in black and brown : ethnic identity in Richard Wright and Richard Rodriguez

Michael Nieto Garcia author.


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  • Title:
    Autobiography in black and brown : ethnic identity in Richard Wright and Richard Rodriguez
  • Author: Michael Nieto Garcia author.
  • Description: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: A Tale of Two Richards: On Reference and Ethnic Identity in Autobiography; 1: Autobiographical Double Consciousness: The Ethnic Self as Representative Man in Richard Wright's Hybrid Autobiography; 2: The Black Existentialist and Collective Racial Experience: "Manning Up" the Ethnic Übermensch in Richard Wright's Black Boy; 3: The We in Me: The Communally Derived Ethnic Self in Richard Rodriguez's Hunger of Memory
    4: En el Nombre del Padre: The Immigrant Father as the Manikin of Autobiography, and Its Agon with the Print Culture Self in Richard Rodriguez's Days of Obligation: An Argument with My Mexican Father5: The Inauthentic Ethnic: Richard Rodriguez's Brown and Resisting Essentialist Narratives of Ethnic Identity; EPILOGUE: The Hermeneutic Consequences of Writing While Ethnic; Notes; Works Cited; Index; Back Cover
    "An important contribution to the study of American life writing and an invaluable reassessment of the work of Richard Wright and Richard Rodriguez."-Robert J. Butler, coeditor of The Richard Wright Encyclopedia
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico : University of New Mexico Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (239 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-8263-5528-5
  • Subjects: Wright, Richard, 1908-1960 -- Criticism and interpretation; Rodriguez, Richard, 1944- -- Criticism and interpretation; African Americans in literature; Mexican Americans in literature; Ethnicity in literature; Autobiography in literature; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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