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Author Charles, John C., 1968-
Title Abandoning the Black hero [electronic resource] : sympathy and privacy in the postwar African American white-life novel / John C. Charles.
Publication Info. New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2012.
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Description 1 online resource.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "I'm regarded fatally as a Negro writer": mid-twentieth century racial discourse and the rise of the white-life novel -- The home and the street: Ann Petry's "rage for privacy" -- White masks and queer prisons -- Sympathy for the master: reforming southern white manhood in Frank Yerby's The Foxes of Harrow -- Talk about the South: unspeakable things unspoken in Zora Neale Hurston's Seraph on the Suwanee -- The unfinished project of western modernity: savage holiday, moral slaves, and the problem of freedom in Cold War America.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
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Subject American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Whites in literature.
Race in literature.
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780813554334 0813554330 9780813554327 0813554322 0813554349 (DLC) 2012005168
ISBN 0813554349 (electronic bk.)
9780813554341 (electronic bk.)
9780813554334 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813554330 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813554327 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813554322 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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