The Word in Black and White: Reading Race in American Literature, 1638-1867 - Nelson, Stephanie, and Nelson, Dana D

Nelson provides a study of the ways in which Anglo-American authors constructed "race" in their works from the time of the first British colonists through the period of the Civil War. She focuses on some eleven texts, ranging from widely-known to little-considered, that deal with the relations among Native, African, and Anglo-Americans, and places ... Read More