Race Passing

Race Passing

by Kathleen Pfeiffer
     
 

ISBN-10: 1558493778

ISBN-13: 9781558493773

Pub. Date: 02/26/2003

Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press

Pfeiffer (English, Oakland U.) examines novels written during the three decades after the 1896 US Supreme Court upheld racial segregation. Focusing on novels about people pretending to be a race other than their own, she looks beyond the trope's narrative function to its social criticism and political commentary. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Overview

Pfeiffer (English, Oakland U.) examines novels written during the three decades after the 1896 US Supreme Court upheld racial segregation. Focusing on novels about people pretending to be a race other than their own, she looks beyond the trope's narrative function to its social criticism and political commentary. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558493773
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
02/26/2003
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile:
1470L (what's this?)

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