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Race and White Identity in Southern Fiction

From Faulkner to Morrison

by John N. Duvall

  • 105 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American - African American,
  • American - African American & Black,
  • American - General,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / African-American & Black,
  • Literary Criticism,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • 20th century,
  • American fiction,
  • History and criticism,
  • Southern States,
  • Whites in literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11642912M
    ISBN 101403983879
    ISBN 109781403983879

    Broad-ranging and comprehensive, this incisive new textbook examines the shifting meanings of 'race' and ethnicity and collates the essential concepts in one indispensable companion volume. From Marxist views to post-colonialism, this book investigates the attendant debates, issues and analyses within the context of global international case studies from Australia, Malaysia, the.   The concept of “garden variety” white racial identity stands in contrast to conventional wisdom. In the last three decades of scholarship on whiteness as a race, the prevailing view has been.

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: Race and White Identity in Southern Fiction: From Faulkner to Morrison (): Duvall, J.: BooksCited by: 3. White southern writers are frequently associated with the racism of blackface minstrelsy in their representations of African American characters, however, this book makes visible the ways in which southern novelists repeatedly imagine their white characters as in some sense fundamentally : Palgrave Macmillan US.

That changes with Duvall's Race and White Identity in Southern Fiction. In a series of deftly written chapters ranging from Faulkner's self-caricature as a funny black man in New Orleans in the s to contemporary dissections of whiteness by Toni Morrison, Dorothy Allison, and Ishmael Reed, Duvall charts the crises in representation and Format: Paperback.

White southern writers are frequently associated with the racism of blackface minstrelsy in their representations of African American characters, however, this book makes visible the ways in which southern novelists repeatedly imagine their white characters as in some sense fundamentally black.

Race and White Identity in Southern Fiction Leave a reply At the intersection of critical whiteness studies and southern literary studies, Duvall claims that cultural blackness has been performed by white writers and their white characters in a way that critiques the myth of southern whiteness.

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Knowingly and unknowingly we all grapple with race every day. Understanding White Privilege delves into the complex interplay between race, power, and privilege in both organizations and private life.

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In the pseudo-independent status, the person begins to. Looks can be deceiving, and in a society where one's status and access to opportunity are largely attendant on physical appearance, the issue of how difference is constructed and interpreted, embraced or effaced, is of tremendous import.

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Their inability or unwillingness to talk about race and racism was and remains common among white parents, even the most well-meaning, but it left Chung disconnected from her own identity, so much Author: Kate Tuttle.

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Stories set in the historical Southern past are full of romance, adventure, and daring characters. They’re stories of both tragedy and courage, of settlers trying to survive on the Southern frontier, of fighting for their rights and freedoms and standing boldly for the people and land they love.

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Or : Tomi Obaro.