Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine's Text at the Turn of the Century

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Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine's Text at the Turn of the Century - Tate, Claudia

Why did African-American women novelists use idealized stories of bourgeois courtship and marriage to mount arguments on social reform during the last decade of the nineteenth century - a time when resurgent racism conditioned the lives of all black Americans? Such stories now seem like apolitical fantasies to contemporary readers. In this study, ...

Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine's Text at the Turn of the Century 1996, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195108576

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Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: The Black Heroine's Text at the Turn of the Century 1993, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195073898

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