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Unbecoming Americans [electronic resource] : writing race and nation from the shadows of citizenship, 1945-1960 / Joseph Keith.

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Author/Creator:
Keith, Joseph.
Publication:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2013.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 239 p.
Subjects:
American literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
Immigrants' writings, American -- History and criticism.
Citizenship in literature.
Race in literature.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
Neither citizen nor alien: rewriting the immigrant bildungsroman across the borders of empire in Carlos Bulosan's America is in the heart
The epistemology of un-belonging: Richard Wright's The outsider and the politics of secrecy
Richard Wright's cosmopolitan exile: race, decolonization and the dialogics of modernity
The undesirable alien and the politics of form: telling untold tales in C.L.R. James's mariners, renegades and castaways
Talking back to the state: Claudia Jones's radical forms of alienage
Conclusion: An empire of alienage.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN:
9780813559674 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813559667 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780813559681 (e-book)
OCLC:
853364242
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