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Harrison-Kahan, Lori
The white negress : literature, minstrelsy, and the Black-Jewish imaginary / Lori Harrison-Kahan
Alternate Title Literature, minstrelsy, and the Black-Jewish imaginary
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2011
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 4th Floor  PS228.P35 H37 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism
Passing (Identity) in literature
Women and literature -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Ethnicity in literature
African American women authors
Jewish women authors -- United States
Americanization
Immigrants in literature
Physical Description viii, 229 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note "A book in the American Literatures Initiative"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-219) and index
Contents From White Negress to Yiddishe mama: Sophie Tucker and the female blackface tradition -- The same Show Boat: Edna Ferber's interracial ideal -- Limitations of white: Fannie Hurst and the consumption of blackness -- Moses and minstrelsy: Zora Neale Hurston and the black-Jewish imaginary
Alternate Author American Literatures Initiative

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