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by Laura Doyle
Author: Laura Doyle
Publisher: Oxford University Press; y First printing edition (December 22, 1994)
Category: Imaginative Literature
Subcategory: History and Criticism
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Laura Doyle's book is a timely, readable, and exceedingly provocative analysis of the relation between matriarchal theories and racial politics. Her study of modernist and Harlem Renaissance fictions and the configurations of the racialized mother figure is astute, innovative new work. I admire this book for its scope and finely crafted arguments about the intersections of race and aesthetics. -Dale M. Bauer, University of Wisconsin.
The figure of the mother in literature and the arts has been the subject of much recent critical attention. Whereas many studies have focused on women writers and the maternal, Laura Doyle significantly broadens the field by tracing the racial logic internal to Western representations of maternality at least since Romanticism.
Doyle, Laura (Laura Anne). American fiction, American fiction, English fiction, African Americans, Modernism (Literature), African Americans in literature, Human body in literature, Mothers in literature, Race in literature. New York : Oxford University Press.
Throughout literary history, the figure of the mother has been the subject of much critical attention. While traditional studies have focused on women writers and the maternal, Laura Anne Doyle pairs literary movements not often considered together-Modernism and the Harlem Renaissance-to show how the figure of the mother haunts modern novels from their very opening pages.
In this pathbreaking work of scholarship, Laura Doyle reveals the central, formative role of race in the development of. .
Race, Modernity, Postmodernity, 1996. 36. Jacobson, Matthew Frye. Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race, Cambridge & London: Harvard UP, 1998.
Race and American Culture Series. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1994. 24. Gates, Henry Louis, J. ed. ‘Race’, Writing and Difference. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1986. Race, Modernity, Postmodernity, 1996. Multicultural American Literature: Comparative Black, Native, Latino/a and Asian American Fictions, 2003. 38. Middleton, David. Toni Morrison's Fiction: Contemporary Criticism, 2000.
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ISBN 13: 9780195086546. Publication Date: 12/22/1994.