Abandoning the Black hero : sympathy and privacy in the postwar African American white-life novel /

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Charles, John C., 1968-
Format: eBook
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, 2012.
Online Access:Connect to the full text of this electronic book
Table of Contents:
  • "I'm regarded fatally as a Negro writer": mid-twentieth century racial discourse and the rise of the white-life novel
  • The home and the street: Ann Petry's "rage for privacy"
  • White masks and queer prisons
  • Sympathy for the master: reforming southern white manhood in Frank Yerby's The Foxes of Harrow
  • Talk about the South: unspeakable things unspoken in Zora Neale Hurston's Seraph on the Suwanee
  • The unfinished project of western modernity: savage holiday, moral slaves, and the problem of freedom in Cold War America.