Rosenthal, Debra J., 1964-

Race mixture in nineteenth-century U.S. and Spanish American fictions : gender, culture, and nation building / Debra J. Rosenthal. - Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004. - x, 182 p. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [157]-177) and index.

Race mixture and the representation of Indians in the United States and the Andes -- Temperance and miscegenation in Whitman's Franklin Evans -- Cuban slave fiction : race mixture in Sab -- Floral counterdiscourse : miscegenation, ecofeminism, and hybridity in Lydia Maria Child's Romance of the republic -- The white blackbird : miscegenation, genre, and the tragic mulatta in Howells, Harper, and The babes of romance.

0807828998 (cloth : alk. paper) 0807855642 (pbk. : alk. paper)

Race in literature.
Racism in literature.
Slavery in literature.
Race relations in literature.
Racially mixed people in literature.
Comparative literature--Spanish American and American.
Comparative literature--American and Spanish American.
Spanish-American fiction--History and criticism.--19th century
American fiction--History and criticism.--19th century
Miscegenation in literature.

PS374.M53 / R67 2004


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