Table of contents for Impossible purities : blackness, femininity, and Victorian culture / Jennifer DeVere Brody.


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List of Illustrations ix

Acknowledgments xi

Prologue: Complicating Categories 1

Chapter One: Miscegenating Mulattaroons 14

Chapter Two: Casting the Dye 59

Chapter Three: Masking Faces 98

Chapter Four: Deforming Island Races 130

Epilogue 170

Notes 177

Bibliography 221

Index 245





Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: English literature 19th century History and criticism, Blacks Great Britain Public opinion History 19th century, Race awareness Great Britain History 19th century, National characteristics, English, in literature, Great Britain Civilization 19th century, Women, Black, in literature, Femininity in literature, Blacks in literature, Race in literature, Black race Color