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Uncle Tom's Children by Richard Wright

Uncle Tom's Children (1938)

by Richard Wright

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The core of Wright's stories is the conflict between the Negro's instinct for self-preservation and an impersonal, unpredictable lynch machine... It is this central psychological core of Negro life in the Deep South, communicated in clear, unemotional prose, which gives Wright's stories their intensity, and a kind of impersonal eloquence in voicing the tragedy of his people.
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This fascinating and famous collection brings to life post-slavery characters in their full psychological and emotional depth.

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An autobiographical sketch and five short stories by the author, who was born on a Mississippi plantation, which focus on the plight of his people.

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