The Resource Playing the races : ethnic caricature and American literary realism, Henry B. Wonham

Playing the races : ethnic caricature and American literary realism, Henry B. Wonham

Label
Playing the races : ethnic caricature and American literary realism
Title
Playing the races
Title remainder
ethnic caricature and American literary realism
Statement of responsibility
Henry B. Wonham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Why did so many of the writers who aligned themselves with the social and aesthetic aims of late 19th-century American literary realism rely on stock conventions of ethnic caricature in their treatment of immigrant African-American figures?
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
813/.309355
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.R32
LC item number
W66 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Playing the races : ethnic caricature and American literary realism, Henry B. Wonham
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-192) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the age of caricature, the age of realism -- William Dean Howells and the touch of exaggeration which typifies -- "I want a real coon": Twain and ethnic caricature -- A Jamesian art to be cultivated -- Edith Wharton's flamboyant copy -- The "curious realism" of Charles Chesnutt
Control code
ocm57146481
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 196 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198036647
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b21929130
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57146481
  • pebcs0195161947

Library Locations

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