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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 47 new and published books in the subject of Literature & Race — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Black Female Body in American Literature and Art

    Performing Identity

    By Caroline Brown

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book examines how African-American writers and visual artists interweave icon and inscription in order to re-present the black female body, traditionally rendered alien and inarticulate within Western discursive and visual systems. Brown considers how the writings of Toni Morrison, Gayl Jones,...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. U.S. Latino/a Writing

    Edited by A. Robert Lee

    Including the Chicano southwest of California, Texas, Arizona, Colarado, New Mexico, and Nevada, together with the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and its Manhattan offshoot, Spanish Harlem, the Cuban America of Florida, as well as the many smaller communities whose origins lie in Central and South...

    Published October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Apartheid and Racism in South African Children's Literature 1985-1995

    By Donnarae MacCann, Yulisa Amadu Maddy

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  4. Archives of the Black Atlantic

    Reading Between Literature and History

    By Wendy W. Walters

    Series: Routledge Research in Atlantic Studies

    Many African diasporic novelists and poets allude to or cite archival documents in their writings, foregrounding the elements of archival research and data in their literary texts, and revising the material remnants of the archive. This book reads black historical novels and poetry in an...

    Published March 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Black Women in New South Literature and Culture

    By Sherita L. Johnson

    Series: Studies in American Popular History and Culture

    Using the "the Negro Problem" in African American literature as a point of departure, this book focuses on the profound impact that racism had on the literary imagination of black Americans, specifically those in the South. Although the South has been one of the most enduring sites of criticism in...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Audience, Agency and Identity in Black Popular Culture

    By Shawan M. Worsley

    Series: Studies in African American History and Culture

    Audience, Agency and Identity in Black Popular Culture analyses black cultural representations that appropriate anti-black stereotypes. Using examples from literature, media, and art, Worsley examines how these cultural products do not rework anti-black stereotypes into seemingly positive images....

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. International Life Writing

    Memory and Identity in Global Context

    Edited by Paul Longley Arthur

    Representing the best of international life writing scholarship, this collection reveals extraordinary stories of remarkable lives. These wide-ranging accounts span the Americas, Britain, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and the Pacific over a period of more than two centuries. Showing fascinating...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Paul Gilroy

    By Paul Williams

    Series: Routledge Critical Thinkers

    Paul Gilroy has been a controversial force at the forefront of debates around race, nation, and diaspora. Working across a broad range of disciplines, Gilroy has argued that racial identities are historically constructed, formed by colonization, slavery, nationalist philosophies, and consumer...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  9. African American Writing

    Edited by A. Robert Lee

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse Although there are any number of single-volume anthologies on individual writers and movements (e.g. the Harlem Renaissance), African American Writing is the first multi-volume collection to provide users with full coverage of a crucial literary...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Literature and Development in North Africa

    The Modernizing Mission

    By Perri Giovannucci

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The book examines how modern global development largely privileges Western multinational interests at the expense of local or indigenous concerns in the "developing" nations of the East. The practices of development have mostly led not to economic, social, and political progressivism in local...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge