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Title:
A question of character : scientific racism and the genres of American fiction, 1892-1912
Author:
Boeckmann, Cathy, 1968-
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Publication Information:
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
viii, 238 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Scientific racism, character, and American fiction -- Thomas Dixon and the rhetorical mulatto -- Pudd'nhead Wilson's phrenological photograph -- Howells and Chesnutt: the racial uses of genre -- Character and black art in The autobiography of an ex-Coloured man -- Epilogue: race and representation -- Notes -- Works cited -- Index.
Reading Level:
1430 Lexile.
ISBN:
9780817310219
Format :
Book

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