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  1. Experiences of Freedom in Postcolonial Literatures and Cultures

    By Annalisa Oboe, Shaul Bassi

    Modern ideas of freedom and human rights have been repeatedly contested and are hotly debated at the beginning of the third millennium in response to new theories, needs, and challenges in contemporary life. This volume offers culturally diverse contributions to the debate on freedom from the...

    Published March 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  2. Narrative Conventions and Race in the Novels of Toni Morrison

    By Jennifer Lee Jordan Heinert

    Series: Studies in Major Literary Authors

    This study analyzes the relationship between race and genre in four of Toni Morrison’s novels: The Bluest Eye, Tar Baby, Jazz, and Beloved. Heinert argues how Morrison’s novels revise conventional generic forms such as bildungsroman, folktales, slave narratives, and the formal realism of the...

    Published January 6th 2011 by Routledge

  3. 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 14th 2010 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 7th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 17th 2000 by Routledge

  6. 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 November 1st 1999 by Routledge

  7. 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 December 1st 1998 by Routledge

  8. Women on the Edge

    Ethnicity and Gender in Short Stories by American Women

    Edited by Corinne H. Dale

    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 December 1st 1998 by Routledge

  9. Writing and Race

    By Tim Youngs, Tim Youngs

    Series: Crosscurrents

    Writing and Race brings together specially commissioned essays by new and established authors from a range of disciplines. Texts are drawn from subjects and genres that include philosophy, politics, anthropology, sexuality, travel, fiction and autobiography. Through a time-span from Ancient Greece...

    Published October 24th 1997 by Routledge

  10. Ethnicity and the American Short Story

    Edited by Julie Brown

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

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

    Published August 1st 1997 by Routledge