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Author Glass, Kathy L., author.

Title Politics and affect in Black women's fiction / Kathy Glass.

Published Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2018]


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 UniM Bail  813.009928708 GLAS    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 125 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Philosophy of race.
Philosophy of race.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 111-117) and index.
Contents Love-driven politics in Frances Harper's "The Two Offers" -- "Do unto others": de-racializing the Golden Rule in Julia Collins's The Curse of Caste; or The Slave Bride -- Nella Larsen's spiritual strivings -- On Blackness and longing in Danzy Senna's Caucasia.
Summary 'This book offers original readings of classic and contemporary Black texts, highlighting the pain of racism and love-based strategies of antiracist resistance. Kathy Glass gives sustained attention to the impact of racist affect on the black body and how black women writers deploy emotional states to move readers to progressive political action.
Subject Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911 -- Political and social views.
Collins, Julia C., -1865 -- Political and social views.
Larsen, Nella -- Political and social views.
Senna, Danzy -- Political and social views.
American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Women authors -- History and criticism.
Racism in literature.
Affect (Psychology) in literature.
African Americans in literature.
Literature and society -- United States -- History.
ISBN 9781498538398 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
1498538398 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)