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Title:
The South in Black and white : race, sex, and literature in the 1940s
Author:
Jenkins, McKay, 1963-
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Publication Information:
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
ix, 215 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Whatever else the true American is, he is also somehow black -- Moving among the living as ghosts: a historical overview -- Private violence desirable: race, sex, and sadism in Wilbur J. Cash's The mind of the South -- Men of honor and pygmy tribes: metaphors of race and cultural decline in William Alexander Percy's Lanterns on the levee -- I know the fears by heart: segregation as metaphor in the work of Lillian Smith -- The sadness made her feel queer: race, gender, and the grotesque in the early writings of Carson McCullers -- Thirteen ways of looking at whiteness.
ISBN:
9780807824917

9780807847770
Format :
Book

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