Why I left America, and other essays

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University Press of Mississippi, 1993 - Art - 113 pages
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An African-American artist, self-exiled behind the Iron Curtain, gives his unique perspective on his homeland and on the culture that produced him

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Why I left America, and other essays

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Cartoonist, expatriate, and close friend of Richard Wright, Harrington is probably best known as the creator of "Bootsie,'' a comic-strip character that graced the pages of the Amsterdam News and ... Read full review

Contents

The Last Days of Richard Wright
3
The Mysterious Death of Richard Wright
20
Our Beloved Pauli
35
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

M. THOMAS INGE is the Robert Emory Blackwell Professor of English and Humanities at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia, where he teaches courses in American culture, film, humor, animation, and literature. He was the editor of the first two editions of the Handbook of American Popular Culture (Greenwood Press). More recent publications include Comics as 2~lture, William Faulkner: The Contemporary Reviews, Conversations with William Faulkner, and Charles M. Schulz: Conversations. His essays have appeared in such publications as PMLA, American Literature, Faulkner Journal, Studies in American Humor, and World Literature Review.

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