Race and Racism in Literature, 1st Edition

  • Charles E. Wilson
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  • ISBN-10: 0313061645
  • ISBN-13: 9780313061646
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 154 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released August 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Overview

Address issues of race and racism as presented in novels of varying racial, ethnic, or cultural perspectives. Focuses mainly on racial oppression in the United States, however some chapters do also assess the imposition of racist attitudes on foreign shores.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Contributions in Exploring Social Issues Through Literature.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Introduction.
1: Mark Twain, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885).
2: Richard Wright, Native Son (1940).
3: Harper Lee, to Kill a Mockingbird (1960).
4: Jose Antonio Villarreal, Pocho (1959).
5: Sandra Cisneros, the House on Mango Street (1984).
6: Margaret Craven, I Heard the Owl Call My Name (1973).
7: Leslie Marmon Silko, Ceremony (1977).
8: Arlene J. Chai, the Last Time I Saw Mother (1995).
9: Nora Okja Keller, Fox Girl (2002).
10: Rita Ciresi, Sometimes I Dream in Italian (2000).
11: Chaim Potok, the Chosen (1967).
12: Amy Wilentz, Martyrs' Crossing (2001).
Selected Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.