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Title of the item:

Orientation and Perspective by Incongruity: Seeing and Not seeing in Native Son.

Title :
Orientation and Perspective by Incongruity: Seeing and Not seeing in Native Son.
Authors :
McAlear, Rob
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Subject Terms :
RACISM in literature
AFRICAN Americans in literature
COMMUNISM in literature
CAPITALISM in literature
INCONGRUITY in literature
Source :
Journal of American Culture; Jun2020, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p111-122, 12p
Reviews & Products :
NATIVE Son (Book : Wright)
NATIVE Son (TV program)
People :
WRIGHT, Richard, 1908-1960
Academic Journal
The article discusses the 1940 American novel "Native Son," by Richard Wright, as well as its 2019 adaptation for HBO directed by Rashid Johnson. Topics explores include its social criticisms such as systemic racism, especially against African Americans, and the injustices wrought by capitalism. Topics include oppression, a critique of communism, and incongruity in literature.

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