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Author Moya, Paula M. L., author.

Title The social imperative : race, close reading, and contemporary literary criticism / Paula M.L. Moya.

Publication Info. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2016]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 United Township HS SD 30 Stacks - UTSG-6  813.009 MOY    AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 206 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-197) and index.
Contents Introduction : schemas and racial literacy -- Racism is not intellectual : the dialogic potential of multicultural literature -- Not one and the same thing : the ethical relationship of selves to others in Toni Morrison's Sula -- Another way to be : vestigial schemas in Helena María Viramontes's "The moths" and Mañuel Muñoz's "Zigzagger" -- Dismantling the master's house : the search for decolonial love in Junot Díaz's "How to date a browngirl, blackgirl, whitegirl, or halfie" -- The misprision of mercy : race and responsible reading in Toni Morrison's A mercy -- Conclusion : reading race.
Subject American fiction -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- Social aspects.
Race in literature.
Ethnicity in literature.
Literaturwissenschaft. (DE-588)4036034-9
Erkenntnistheorie. (DE-588)4070914-0
Fiktion. (DE-588)4192723-0
Soziale Wirklichkeit. (DE-588)4220554-2
Rassismus. (DE-588)4076527-1
Soziokultureller Wandel. (DE-588)4227561-1
Standard No. 40025574590
ISBN 9780804795708 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
0804795703 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
9780804797023 (paperback ;) (alk. paper)
0804797021 (paperback ;) (alk. paper)

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