Up from bondage : the literatures of Russian and African American soul /

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Main Author: Peterson, Dale E.
Format: Book
Published:Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2000.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Prologue: Justifying the Margin: The Cultural Construction of "Soul"
  • 1. Civilizing the Race: The Missionary Nationalism of Chaadaev and Crummell
  • 2. Conserving the Race: The Emergence of Cultural Nationalism
  • 3. Notes from the Underworld: Dostoevsky, DuBois, and the Discovery of Ethnic "Soul"
  • 4. Recovering the Native Tongue: Turgenev, Chesnutt, and Hurston
  • 5. Underground Notes: Double-Voicedness and the Poetics of National Identity
  • 6. Native Sons Against Native Soul: Maxim Gorky and Richard Wright
  • 7. Eurasians and New Negroes: The Invention of Multicultural Nationalism
  • 8. Preserving the Race: Rasputin, Naylor, and the Mystique of Native "Soul"
  • Epilogue: Response and Call: The African American Dialogue with Bakhtin
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index

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