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The Essential Clarence MajorProse and Poetry

The Essential Clarence Major: Prose and Poetry

Clarence Major

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469656007
eISBN:
9781469658803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656007.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Clarence Major is one of America’s literary masters. He has published numerous books, from novels to poetry and short story collections. Among his many accolades, he was a finalist for the National ... More

The Perfecting of NatureReforming Bodies in Antebellum Literature

The Perfecting of Nature: Reforming Bodies in Antebellum Literature

Josh Doty

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659619
eISBN:
9781469659633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659619.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

The nineteenth century saw a marked change in how Americans viewed and understood the human form. These new ways of understanding the body reflect how Americans were beginning to see the body’s ... More

Race CharactersEthnic Literature and the Figure of the American Dream

Race Characters: Ethnic Literature and the Figure of the American Dream

Swati Rana

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469659473
eISBN:
9781469659497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659473.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

A vexed figure inhabits U.S. literature and culture: the visibly racialized immigrant who disavows minority identity and embraces the American dream. Such figures are potent and controversial, for ... More

Writing ReconstructionRace, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South

Writing Reconstruction: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South

Sharon D. Kennedy-Nolle

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621074
eISBN:
9781469621098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621074.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

After the Civil War, the South was divided into five military districts occupied by Union forces. Out of these regions, a remarkable group of writers emerged. Experiencing the long-lasting ... More

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