Playing in the Dark: Whiteness in the American Literary Imagination

Playing in the Dark: Whiteness in the American Literary Imagination

by Karina Jakubowicz, Adam Perchard

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ISBN-13: 9781912128914
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/20/2017
Series: Macat Library Series
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.75(h) x (d)

About the Author

Karina Jakubowicz is a doctoral student in English literature at University College, London.

Adam Perchard took his PhD in post-colonial literature at the University of York. He has been awarded research fellowships by Emory University, Atlanta, the Indian National Trust for Arts and Cultural Heritage, and the University of York, and currently teaches at Queen Mary, University of London. His current research focuses on disputing the discourses of cultural incommensurability emblematised and catalysed by the Rushdie Affair.

Table of Contents

Ways in to the text Who was Toni Morrison? What does Playing in the Dark say? Why does Playing in the Dark matter? Section 1: Influences Module 1: The Author and the Historical Context Module 2: Academic Context Module 3: The Problem Module 4: The Author's Contribution Section 2: Ideas Module 5: Main Ideas  Module 6: Secondary Ideas Module 7: Achievement Module 8: Place in the Author's Work Section 3: Impact  Module 9: The First Responses Module 10: The Evolving Debate Module 11: Impact and Influence Today  Module 12: Where Next? Glossary of Terms People Mentioned in the Text Works Cited

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