Black and white strangers : race and American literary realism /

From Abraham Lincoln's wry observation that Harriet Beecher Stowe was "the little lady who made this big war" to Mark Twain's "wild proposition" that Walter Scott had somehow touched off sectional hostilities, there have been many competing theories about the impact of...

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Main Author: Warren, Kenneth W. (Author)
Format: Book
Published:Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1993.
Series:Black literature and culture.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • 1. Reading Henry James
  • 2. Aesthetics, Race, and "Warrants of Decency"
  • 3. The Persistence of Uncle Tom and the Problem of Critical Distinction
  • 4. Black and White Strangers
  • Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

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