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Sex, Race, and Family in Contemporary American Short Stories

  • Authors
  • Melissa┬áBostrom

Part of the American Literature Readings in the 21st Century book series (ALTC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Melissa Bostrom
    Pages 1-8
  3. Melissa Bostrom
    Pages 9-41
  4. Melissa Bostrom
    Pages 43-81
  5. Melissa Bostrom
    Pages 83-130
  6. Melissa Bostrom
    Pages 131-155
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 157-224

About this book

Introduction

This book reveals a female sexual economy in the marketplace of contemporary short fiction which locates a struggle for sexual power between mothers and daughters within a larger struggle to pursue that object of the American dream: whiteness.

Keywords

America economy female sex fiction

Bibliographic information