Table of contents for Black masculinity and the frontier myth in American literature / Michael K. Johnson.

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INTRODUCTION                                          3
CHAPTER 1   "My Dress Was Purely in the Indian
 Stile": Transformation and Manhood
 on the American Frontier                 21
CHAPTER 2   Civilized Manliness on the South
 Dakota Frontier                          69
CHAPTER 3   "You Have Got to Be the Man All
 Through This Mess": Performing
 Gender in The Life and Adventures of
 Nat Love, Winona, and The Virginian      98
CHAPTER 4   "Half a Man at Best": The Ritual
 Hunt and Manhood Denied                 147
CHAPTER 5   "How Does It Feel to Be a White Man?":
 New Frontiers in The Stone Face         179
CHAPTER 6   The Frontier Myth and Metaphors
 of Vision in The Man Who Cried IAm      207
CONCLUSION                                          239