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Race and White Identity in Southern Fiction : From Faulkner to Morrison (Hardcover)

Author: Duvall, John N.

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"Race and White Identity in Southern Fiction" explores a form of racial passing that has gone largely unnoticed. Duvall makes visible the means by which southern novelists repeatedly imagined their white characters as fundamentally black in some sense. Beginning with William Faulkner, Duvall traces a form of figurative and rhetorical masking in twentieth-century southern fiction that derives from whiteface minstrelsy. In the fiction of such subsequent writers as Flannery O''Connor, John Barth, Dorothy Allison, and Ishmael Reed, the reader sees characters who present a white face to the world, even as they unconsciously perform cultural blackness. These queer performances of race repeatedly reveal that being merely Caucasian is insufficient to claim Southern Whiteness.

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Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
Mfg Part# 9781403983879
SKU 204929705
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1403983879
Release Date 6/1/2008
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0194
Publisher Palgrave MacMillan
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