Publisher description for Race and white identity in southern fiction : from Faulkner to Morrison / by John N. Duvall.

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White southern writers are frequently associated with the racism of blackface minstrelsy in their representations of African American characters, however, this book makes visible the ways in which southern novelists repeatedly imagine their white characters as in some sense fundamentally black.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
American fiction -- Southern States -- History and criticism.
Whites in literature.
American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in literature.
Ethnicity in literature.
Race relations in literature.
Literature and society -- Southern States.
Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.