Franklin

Dilution anxiety and the Black phallus / Margo Natalie Crawford.

Author/Creator:
Crawford, Margo Natalie.
Publication:
Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
viii, 200 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Human skin color in literature.
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Human skin color -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Human skin color -- Social aspects -- United States.
Race awareness in literature.
Race in literature.
Race relations in literature.
Miscegenation in literature.
Body, Human, in literature.
Difference (Psychology) in literature.
Contents:
'She should have been a boy': shades of blackness in Three lives and The blacker the berry
The fantasy and fear of dilution in Absalom, Absalom!
The black arts phallus
The surreal aesthetic and the sticky racial fetish: The bluest eye and Tar baby
Skin color geographies in Paradise
The critique of dilution anxiety in Sent for you yesterday
Epilogue: post-dilution anxiety.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-195) and index.
ISBN:
9780814251683 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0814251684 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780814210918 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814210910 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC:
220859173
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