Women and Others: Perspectives on Race, Gender, and Empire


The book comprises a lively and wide-ranging discussion of the intersecting discourses of race, gender, and empire in literature, history, and contemporary culture generally.

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The book comprises a lively and wide-ranging discussion of the intersecting discourses of race, gender, and empire in literature, history, and contemporary culture generally.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780312296025
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 9/18/2007
  • Series: Signs of Race Series
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.31 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author

Celia R. Daileader is Professor of English at Florida State University. Rhoda E. Johnson is Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and African American Studies at The University of Alabama. Amilcar Shabazz is Associate Professor of History and Director of the American Studies Program at Oklahoma State University.

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Table of Contents

Who Is the Other Woman? * Miscegenation as Consolation in George Colman’s Inkle and Yarico—Joyce Green MacDonald
• Fear of Family, Fear of Self: Black Southern “Othering” in Randall Kenan’s A Visitation of Spirits—Trudier Harris * Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: Same Sex Relations in the Fiction of Gloria Naylor—Maxine Montgomery
• Postmodernism, Paul Auster’s The New York Trilogy, and the Construction of the Black/Woman of Color as Primal Other—W. Lawrence Hogue
• The Memsahib Myth: Englishwomen in Colonial India—Indira Ghose
• Race, Gender, and Leadership: (En)Countering Discourses That Devalue African American Women—Patricia S. Parker
• Gender, Race, and Sexuality in the American Christian Right—Andrea Smith
• The Future of Feminism: What Other Way to Speak?—Vron Ware

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