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The politics of color in the fiction of Jessie Fauset and Nella Larsen / Jacquelyn Y. McLendon.

Author/Creator:
McLendon, Jacquelyn Y.
Publication:
Charlottesville : University Press of Virginia, 1995.
Format/Description:
Book
x, [2], 142, [6] pages ; 24 cm
Subjects:
Fauset, Jessie Redmon -- Political and social views.
American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
African American women novelists -- Political and social views.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Larsen, Nella -- Political and social views.
African Americans -- Color -- Social aspects.
African Americans in literature.
Human skin color in literature.
Place of Publication:
United States Virginia Charlottesville.
Contents:
Introduction: "Is There a [Black] Text in This Woman?"
The Myth of the Mulatto Psyche: Tradition and the Tale of the Tragic Mulatto
A "Bad" Fairy Tale: Ironic Inversion in Plum Bun
"My Poor Unwhite Thing": Color Mania in Comedy: American Style
Social Nightmare in Quicksand
(Re)Shaping Content in Passing; or, This Text Which is Not One.
Notes:
"First published 1995."
"Jacket design by Louise OFarrell."
"Jacket art: Richard Bruce Nugent 'Drawing for Mulattoes,' from Ebony and Topaz (1927) ..."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 127-135) and index.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1995
Contributor:
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0813915538
OCLC:
31605545
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