Truth Stranger Than Fiction: Race, Realism, and the U.S. Literary Market Place

Truth Stranger Than Fiction: Race, Realism, and the U.S. Literary Market Place

by Augusta Rohrbach

Hardcover(2002)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312239213
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 03/28/2002
Edition description: 2002
Pages: 153
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Augusta Rohrbach holds a joint appointment at the Bunting Fellowship Program and the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research at Harvard University.

Table of Contents

Introduction: From Sentiment to Sentience Truth Stranger and Stronger than Fiction: Re-examining William Lloyd Garrison's Liberator Making it Real: The Impact of Slave Narratives on the Literary Marketplace The Strange Disappearance of Rose Terry Cooke and the Eclipse of American Realism William Dean Howells Without his Moustache To Be Continued: Double Identity, Multiplicity, and Antigenealogy as Narrative Strategies in Pauline Hopkins' Magazine Fiction The Manner of the Marketplace: Edith Wharton as a Race Writer Keeping it Real: James Weldon Johnson and the Literary Marketplace

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