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Author Tate, Claudia.

Title Psychoanalysis and Black novels : desire and the protocols of race / Claudia Tate.

Publication Info. New York : Oxford University Press, 1998.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  PS374.N4 T36 1998    AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 238 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Race and American culture
Race and American culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-227) and index.
Contents Introduction : Black textuality and psychoanalytic literary criticism -- Fantasizing plenitude : re-reading desire in Megda, by Emma Dunham Kelley -- Race and desire : Dark princess, a romance, by William Edward Burghardt Du Bois -- Rage, race, and desire : Savage holiday, by Richard Wright -- Desire and death : seducing the lost father in Quicksand, by Nella Larsen -- Mourning, humor, and reparation : detecting the joke in Seraph on the Suwanee, by Zora Neale Hurston -- Conclusion : plenitude in Black textuality.
Audience 1470L Lexile
Subject American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Psychological fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Psychoanalysis and literature -- United States.
African Americans in literature.
Desire in literature.
Race in literature.
ISBN 0195096827 alkaline paper
0195096835 paperback alkaline paper

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