Item description for The Fugitive Race: Minority Writers Resisting Whiteness by P. Knadler Stephen...
Denying its formative dialogues with minorities, the white race, Stephen P. Knadler contends, has been a fugitive race. While the "white question," like the "Negro question," and the "woman question" a century earlier, has garnered considerable critical attention among scholars looking to find new anti-race strategies, these investigations need to highlight not just the exclusion of people of color, but also examine minority writers' resistance to and disruption of this privileged racial category.
"Highly original, wonderfully detailed, and thought provoking," says Professor Candace Waid of Knadler's intellectually challenging book.
Although excluded, people of color looked back in anger, laughter, and wisdom to challenge the unexamined lie of a self-evident whiteness. Looking at fictional and nonfictional texts written between 1850 and 1984, The Fugitive Race traces a long cultural and literary history of the ways African Americans, Asian Americans, Jewish Americans, Chicanos, gay
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.98" Width: 5.91" Height: 0.94" Weight: 0.93 lbs.
Release Date Nov 4, 2002
Publisher University Press of Mississippi
ISBN 1934110345 ISBN13 9781934110348
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