Wright, Richard Nathaniel( American writer)
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Wright, Richard Nathaniel (Wright, Richard Nathaniel) (1908-1960), American writer. Born September 4, 1908 at Natchez on r.Missisipi. The family soon disintegrated, and the mother and children moved to Jackson to her parents. After graduating from 9 classes, Wright left school to his mother and younger brother. Publication in a local newspaper story of the first sixteen of the author approved its intention to become a writer. In 1927 Wright moved to Chicago, worked as a dish washers, messengers, porters, engaged in self -. In 1932 joined the John Reed Club, made friends with Communists. His first serious work, a book of short stories "Uncle Tom's Children" (Uncle Tom's Children, 1938), received an award from the magazine 'Story Magazine'. In 1939, Wright received a Guggenheim fellowship that allowed him to write a novel "Son of America" (Native Son, 1940) and his autobiographical novel "The Black" (Black Boy, 1945). She continued "American Hunger" (American Hunger) was published posthumously in 1977. The plot "Son of America" unintentional killing of a black youths rich white girl.
These two books brought the world-famous Wright, however, in August 1947 he moved to France, hoping to find there personal autonomy, which was denied in the U.S.. Having become acquainted with the community of European existentialists, in 1953 published the novel "Stranger" (The Outsider). Author of novels "long dream" (The Long Dream, . 1958) and short-story collection "Eight" (Eight Men, . 1961), . journalistic books, . including "Twelve million black voices" (Twelve Million Black Voices, . 1941), . Hear, . white! "(White Man, . Listen!, . 1957),
. Wright died in Paris on November 28, 1960.