Race and White Identity in Southern Fiction

From Faulkner to Morrison

  • Authors
  • John N. Duvall

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. John N. Duvall
    Pages 93-125
  3. John N. Duvall
    Pages 145-168
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 169-194

About this book


White southern writers are frequently associated with the racism of blackface minstrelsy in their representations of African American characters, however, this book makes visible the ways in which southern novelists repeatedly imagine their white characters as in some sense fundamentally black.


America culture fiction identity William Faulkner

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