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Blood at the Root: Lynching as American Cultural Nucleus

Jennie Lightweis-Goff
Format
Book; Government Document
Published
Albany : SUNY Press, c2011.
Language
English
ISBN
9781438436289 (pbk.), 1438436289 (pbk.), 9781438436296 (hbk.), 1438436297 (hbk.)
Contents
  • Introduction: Self and state : lynching's intimate violence
  • "America is Mississippi now" : the portable South and the exile of Richard Wright
  • Beneath the skin : George Schuyler and the Fantasy of race
  • "Peaceful and unfathomable and unbearable eyes" : William Faulkner's Elisions of witness
  • The lynched woman : Kara Walker, Laura Nelson, and the question of agency
  • Vacant lots : public memory and the practice of forgetting.
Description
xiv, 217 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-205) and index.
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