The Resource The mulatta and the politics of race, Teresa C. Zackodnik

The mulatta and the politics of race, Teresa C. Zackodnik

Label
The mulatta and the politics of race
Title
The mulatta and the politics of race
Statement of responsibility
Teresa C. Zackodnik
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From abolition through the years just before the civil rights struggle began, African American women recognized that a mixed-race woman made for a powerful and, at times, very useful figure in the battle for racial justice. The Mulatta and the Politics of Race traces many key instances in which black women have wielded the image of a racially mixed woman to assault the color line. In the oratory and fiction of black women from the late 1840s through the 1950s, Teresa C. Zackodnik finds the mulatta to be a metaphor of increasing potency. Before the Civil War white female abolitionists created th
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
813.009/3552
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.R32
LC item number
Z33 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Black women writers
Label
The mulatta and the politics of race, Teresa C. Zackodnik
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-227) and index
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  • 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
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Fixing the Color Line: The Mulatta, American Courts, and the Racial Imaginary; 2. "White Slaves" and Tragic Mulattas: The Antislavery Appeals of Ellen Craft and Sarah Parker Remond; 3. Little Romances and Mulatta Heroines: Passing for a "True Woman" in Frances Harper's Iola Leroy and Pauline Hopkins's Contending Forces; 4. Commodified "Blackness" and Performative Possibilities in Jessie Fauset's: The Chinaberry Tree and Nella Larsen's Quicksand
Control code
ocm62256857
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxii, 235 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781604735543
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9781604735543
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt2kjp0n
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b28032482
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)62256857
  • pebcs1423732111

Library Locations

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