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Crossing b(l)ack : mixed-race identity in modern American fiction and culture / Sika A. Dagbovie-Mullins.

Author/Creator:
Dagbovie-Mullins, Sika A.
Publication:
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c2013.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 171 p. ; 25 cm.
Edition:
1st ed.
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Subjects:
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
African Americans -- Race identity.
Racially mixed people in literature.
Racially mixed people -- Race identity -- United States.
Passing (Identity) in literature.
Contents:
What's old is new again, or The brand new fetish: black/white bodies in American racial discourse
From naxos to Copenhagen: Helga Crane's mixed-race aspirations in Nella Larsen's Quicksand
Homeward bound: negotiating borders in Lucinda Roy's Lady Moses and Danzy Senna's Caucasia
"This is how memory works": boundary crossing, belonging, and Blackness in mixed-race autobiographies
B(l)ack to last drop? Mariah Carey, Halle Berry, and the complexities of racial identity in popular culture.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]-159) and index.
ISBN:
9781572339323 (hardcover)
1572339322 (hardcover)
OCLC:
794272325