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Author Moynihan, Sinéad.

Title Passing into the present : contemporary American fiction of racial and gender passing / Sinéad Moynihan.

Published Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2010.

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Physical description 1 online resource (viii, 181 pages).
Series Contemporary American and Canadian writers
Contemporary American and Canadian writers.
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Copyright; Contents; Series editors' foreword; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: 'passing' into the present: passing narratives then and now; 2 Living parchments, human documents: passing, racial identity and the literary marketplace; 3 The way of the cross( -dresser): Catholicism, gender and race in two novels by Louise Erdrich; 4 (W)Rites-of-passing: shifting racial and gender identities in Caucasia and Middlesex; 5 Bodies/texts: passing and writing in The White Boy Shuffle and The Human Stain; 6 Conclusion: 'passing' fads?: recent controversies of authenticity and authorship; Bibliography.
Summary This book is a full-length study of contemporary American fiction of 'passing'. It takes as its point of departure the return of racial and gender passing in the 1990s in order to make claims about wider trends in contemporary American fiction.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject American fiction -- 21st century -- History and criticism.
Passing (Identity) in literature.
Ethnicity in literature.
Gender identity in literature.
Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781781702727 (electronic bk.)
1781702721 (electronic bk.)
9781847793294 (electronic bk.)
1847793290 (electronic bk.)
9780719082290
0719082293