Jane Anna Gordon is associate professor of political science at the University of Connecticut and former president of the Caribbean Philosophical Association (2013-2016). She is author or editor of several books, including Creolizing Political Theory and Statelessness and Contemporary Enslavement. Cyrus Ernesto Zirakzadeh is professor of political science at the University of Connecticut and former editor of the journal Polity. He has authored or edited several books, among them Social Movements in Politics, as well as scholarly articles on John Steinbeck and Norman Mailer.
"Gordon and Zirakzadeh have gathered essays that illuminate the complexities and paradoxes of Wright's literature and life. The collection analyzes Wright's views on race... sex, religion, and African independence movements.... Highly recommended." -- W. Glasker, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Camden, Choice