Taboo subjects : race, sex, and psychoanalysis / Gwen Bergner

Author(s): Bergner, Gwen S., 1963-
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Subjects: American literature--History and criticism
Racism in literature
Psychoanalysis and literature--United States
African Americans in literature
Race relations in literature
Miscegenation in literature
Taboo in literature
Race in literature
Sex in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2005
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: xxxii, 209 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction : primal scenes of double consciousness
1. Who is that masked woman? : gender and Frantz Fanon 1
2. Myths of masculinity : Frederick Douglass and the oedipus complex 19
3. The mulatto and the miscegenation taboo : Nella Larsen's ambivalent subject 43
4. Blackness and class difference in William Faulkner 77
5. Rites and responsibilities : Toni Morrison and object relations 105
Afterword : biracial/multiracial - new subject? 141
Notes: LCCN: 2004022000
ISBN: 081664067X (hc : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0816640688 (pb : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-192) and index
Contents: Introduction : primal scenes of double consciousness -- Who is that masked woman? gender and Frantz Fanon -- Myths of masculinity : Frederick Douglass and the Oedipus complex -- The mulatto and the miscegenation taboo : Nella Larsen's ambivalent subject -- Blackness and class difference in William Faulkner -- Rites and responsibilities : Toni Morrison and object relations -- Afterword : biracial/multiracial-new subject?
OCLC Number: 56615732
ISBN/ISSN: 081664067X
0816640688