Richard Wright, Toni Morrison, and United States book clubs

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  • Mark Madigan Nazareth College of Rochester

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.4312/an.37.1-2.3-8

Keywords:

Afromerican literature / United States of America / Book clubs

Abstract

This essay focuses on the influence of commercial book clubs in the United States. It will examine the country's oldest commercial book club, the Book-of-the-Month Club (BOMC), Oprah's Book Club (OBC), which bears the name of its founder, television personality Oprah Winfrey, and their roles in the careers of two African-American authors, Richard Wright and Toni Morrison.

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Published

01.12.2004

How to Cite

Madigan, M. (2004). Richard Wright, Toni Morrison, and United States book clubs. Acta Neophilologica, 37(1-2), 3–8. https://doi.org/10.4312/an.37.1-2.3-8

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