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Title Black queer flesh : rejecting subjectivity in the African American novel / Alvin J. Henry.
Author Henry, Alvin J., author.
Publication Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2021.
Description pages cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Toppling Subjectivity -- Passing into Racial Anxiety -- Nella Larsen and the Emergence of Black Queer Flesh -- Queer Underworlds in Ralph Ellison -- Social Protest and the Aesthetics of Flesh in Richard Wright -- Toward a Black Queer Utopia.
Summary "A groundbreaking examination of how twentieth-century African American writers use queer characters to challenge and ultimately reject subjectivity"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject African American gays in literature.
American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Homosexuality in literature.
African Americans in literature.
Self in literature.
Related To Online version:
Henry, Alvin J., Black queer flesh Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2021. 9781452964447 (DLC) 2020023683
ISBN 9781517910068
1517910064

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