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Murphy, Gretchen, 1971-
Shadowing the white man's burden : U.S. imperialism and the problem of the color line / Gretchen Murphy
Alternate Title U.S. imperialism and the problem of the color line
New York : New York University Press, c2010
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 4th Floor  PS374.R32 M87 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Race in literature
Racism in literature
Imperialism in literature
Subject United States -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century
United States -- Foreign relations -- 19th century
Physical Description viii, 280 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-267) and index
Contents Introduction : writing race on the world's stage -- Part I: Reading Kipling in America. The burden of whiteness ; The white man's burden or the leopard's spots? Dixon's political conundrum -- Part II: The Black cosmopolite. The plain citizen of black orientalism : Frank R. Steward's Filipino-American war fiction ; Pauline Hopkins's "international policy" : cosmopolitan perspective at the Colored American magazine -- Part III: Pacific expansion and transnational fictions of race. How the Irish became Japanese : Winnifred Eaton's transnational racial reconstructions ; American Indians, Asiatics, and Anglo-Saxons : Ranald MacDonald's Japan story of adventure
Series America and the long 19th century

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