Novel RomAntics Literature of Chicago Series Episode 2: Native Son by Richard Wright

Douglas Cowie (Performer), Ryan Gattis (Performer)

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In this episode, host Douglas Cowie and his guest, writer Ryan Gattis, discuss Native Son by Richard Wright. Published in 1940, it tells the story of a young Black Chicagoan who murders a White heiress, and the personal, social and political consequences that ensue.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherAmerikazentrum Hamburg
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 12 Aug 2022


  • American Literature
  • Richard Wright
  • Native Son
  • Chicago

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