The tragic mulatta was a stock figure in nineteenth-century American literature, an attractive mixed-race woman who became a casualty of the color line. The tragic muse was an equally familiar figure in Victorian British culture, an exotic and alluring Jewish actress whose profession placed her alongside the fallen woman. In "Transatlantic ...

Transatlantic Spectacles of Race: The Tragic Mulatta and the Tragic Muse 2012, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813549880

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Transatlantic Spectacles of Race: The Tragic Mulatta and the Tragic Muse 2012, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

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