Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Literature & Race Books

You are currently browsing 31–40 of 52 new and published books in the subject of Literature & Race — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 4

  1. Recharting the Black Atlantic

    Modern Cultures, Local Communities, Global Connections

    Edited by Annalisa Oboe, Anna Scacchi

    Series: Routledge Research in Atlantic Studies

    This book focuses on the migrations and metamorphoses of black bodies, practices, and discourses around the Atlantic, particularly with regard to current issues such as questions of identity, political and human rights, cosmopolitics, and mnemo-history....

    Published July 13th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Heroism and the Supernatural in the African Epic

    By Mariam Konaté Deme

    Series: African Studies

    There exists a strong tendency within Western literary criticism to either deny the existence of epics in Africa or to see African literatures as exotic copies of European originals. In both cases, Western criticism has largely failed to acknowledge the distinctiveness of African...

    Published June 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  3. Politics and Aesthetics in Contemporary Native American Literature

    Across Every Border

    By Matthew Herman

    Series: Indigenous Peoples and Politics

    Over the last twenty years, Native American literary studies has taken a sharp political turn. In this book, Matthew Herman provides the historical framework for this shift and examines the key moments in the movement away from cultural analyses toward more politically inflected and motivated...

    Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Race, Immigration, and American Identity in the Fiction of Salman Rushdie, Ralph Ellison, and William Faulkner

    By Randy Boyagoda

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Salman Rushdie once observed that William Faulkner was the writer most frequently cited by third world authors as their major influence. Inspired by the unexpected lines of influence and sympathy that Rushdie’s statement implied, this book seeks to understand connections between American and global...

    Published December 6th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Darwin in Atlantic Cultures

    Evolutionary Visions of Race, Gender, and Sexuality

    Edited by Jeannette Eileen Jones, Patrick B. Sharp

    Series: Routledge Research in Atlantic Studies

    This collection is an interdisciplinary edited volume that examines the circulation of Darwinian ideas in the Atlantic space as they impacted systems of Western thought and culture. Specifically, the book explores the influence of the principle tenets of Darwinism -- such as the theory of evolution...

    Published November 10th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Meeting the Foreign in the Middle Ages

    Edited by Albrecht Classen

    This collectoion brings together an outstanding group of historical, cultural, and literary scholars to investigate the complicated, nuanced, and often surprising union and desire and dread associated with the figure of the foreign Other in the Middle Ages--represented variously by Muslims, Jews,...

    Published April 11th 2002 by Routledge

  7. White Supremacy in Children's Literature

    Characterizations of African Americans, 1830-1900

    By Donnarae MacCann

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    This penetrating study of the white supremacy myth in books for the young adds an important dimension to American intellectual history. The study pinpoints an intersecting adult and child culture: it demonstrates that many children's stories had political, literary, and social contexts that...

    Published November 16th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Toni Morrison's Fiction

    Contemporary Criticism

    Edited by David L. Middleton

    Series: Critical Studies in Black Life and Culture

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published October 31st 1999 by Routledge

  9. Black Women Playwrights

    Visions on the American Stage

    By Carol P. Marsh-Lockett

    Edited by Carol P. Marsh-Lockett

    Series: Studies in Modern Drama

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 30th 1998 by Routledge

  10. Race and the Production of Modern American Nationalism

    Edited by Reynolds J. Scott-Childress

    Series: Wellesley Studies in Critical Theory, Literary History and Culture

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published November 30th 1998 by Routledge