Neither black nor white yet both : thematic explorations of interracial literature / Werner Sollors

Author(s): Sollors, Werner
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Subjects: Race in literature
Miscegenation in literature
Racially mixed people in literature
Passing (Identity) in literature
Comparative literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: xvii, 574 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: List of Illustrations
Introduction: Black - White - Both - Neither - In-Between 3
1. Origins; or, Paradise Dawning 31
2. Natus AEthiopus/Natus Albus 48
3. The Curse of Ham; or, From "Generation" to "Race" 78
4. The Calculus of Color 112
5. The Bluish Tinge in the Halfmoon; or, Fingernails as a Racial Sign 142
6. Code Noir and Literature 162
7. Retellings: Mercenaries and Abolitionists 188
8. Excursus on the "Tragic Mulatto"; or, The Fate of a Stereotype 220
9. Passing; or, Sacrificing a Parvenu 246
10. Incest and Miscegenation 285
Endings 336
App. A. A Chronology of Interracial Literature 361
App. B. Prohibitions of Interracial Marriage and Cohabitation 395
Notes 411
Selected Bibliography 523
Index 561
Notes: LCCN: 96007162
ISBN: 019505282X (acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 523-560) and index
OCLC Number: 34319179
ISBN/ISSN: 019505282X