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Representing segregation : toward an aesthetics of living Jim Crow, and other forms of racial division / edited by Brian Norman and Piper Kendrix Williams
Albany : State University of New York Press, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  PS153.N5 R47 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Segregation in literature
Race in literature
African Americans in literature
African Americans -- Segregation -- Historiography
Physical Description xiii, 280 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents To lie, steal, and dissemble: the cultural work of the literature of segregation / Brian Norman and Piper Kendrix Williams -- In the crowd, artist's statement / Shawn Michelle Smith -- American graffiti: the social life of segregation signs / Elizabeth Abel -- Smacked upside the head-again / Trudier Harris -- Wedded to the color line: Charles Chesnutt's stories of segregation / Tess Chakkalakal -- Charles Chesnutt's "The Dumb Witness" and the culture of segregation / Lori Robison and Eric Wolfe -- "Those that do violence must expect to suffer": disrupting segregationist fictions of safety in Charles W. Chesnutt's "The Marrow of Tradition" / Birgit Brander Rasmussen -- White islands of safety and engulfing blackness: remapping segregation in Angelina Weld Grimke's "Blackness" and "Goldie" / Anne P. Rice -- "Somewhat like war": the aesthetics of segregation, black liberation, and "A Raisin in the Sun" / Michelle Y. Gordon -- Housing the black body: value, domestic space, and segregation narratives / GerShun Avilez -- Diseased properties and broken homes in Anne Petry's "The Street" / Elizabeth Boyle Machlan -- Embodying segregation: Ida B. Wells and the cultural work of travel / Gary Totten -- Black is a region: segregation and American literary regionalism in Richard Wright's "The Color Curtain" / Eve Dunbar -- "¿Qué Dice?": Latin America and the transnational in James Weldon Johnson's "Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man" and "Along this Way" / Ruth Blandón -- In possession of space: abolitionist memory and spatial transformation in civil rights literature and photography / Zoe Trodd -- Into a burning house: representing segregation's death / Vince Schleitwiler -- Afterword / Cheryl A. Wall
Alternate Author Norman, Brian, 1977-
Williams, Piper Kendrix, 1972-

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