The Resource Abandoning the Black Hero : Sympathy and Privacy in the Postwar African American White-Life Novel

Abandoning the Black Hero : Sympathy and Privacy in the Postwar African American White-Life Novel

Label
Abandoning the Black Hero : Sympathy and Privacy in the Postwar African American White-Life Novel
Title
Abandoning the Black Hero
Title remainder
Sympathy and Privacy in the Postwar African American White-Life Novel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Abandoning the Black Hero examines the motivations that led certain African American authors in mid-twentieth century to shift from writing protest novels about racial injustice to novels focusing primarily, if not exclusively on whites, or white-life novels. These fascinating works have been understudied despite having been written by such defining figures as Richard Wright, Zora Neale Hurston, James Baldwin, Ann Petry, and Chester Himes, as well as lesser known but formerly best-selling auth
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
813.5409896073
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.N4
LC item number
C47 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Abandoning the Black Hero : Sympathy and Privacy in the Postwar African American White-Life Novel
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1. "I'm Regarded Fatally as a Negro Writer":Mid-Twentieth-Century Racial Discourseand the Rise of the White-Life Novel; Chapter 2. The Home and the Street: Ann Petry's"Rage for Privacy"; Chapter 3. White Masks and Queer Prisons; Chapter 4. Sympathy for the Master: Reforming Southern White Manhood in Frank Yerby'sThe Foxes of Harrow; Chapter 5. Talk about the South: Unspeakable Things Unspoken in Zora Neale Hurston'sSeraph on the Suwanee
  • Chapter 6. The Unfinished Project of Western Modernity:Savage Holiday, Moral Slaves, and the Problemof Freedom in Cold War AmericaConclusion; Notes; Works Cited; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn818818031
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (278 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813554341
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt4jxw3n
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b27194024
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)818818031
  • pebcs0813554322

Library Locations

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