Race and Sexuality in Cold War American Literature
||Schmidt, Tyler T.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||University Press of Mississippi|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $55.00|
| Book Description: |
A study of race and sexuality and their interdependencies in American literature from 1945 to 1955, Desegregating Desire examines the varied strategies used by eight American poets and novelists to integrate sexuality into their respective depictions of desegregated places and emergent identities in the aftermath of World War II. Focusing on both progressive and conventional forms of cross-race writing and interracial intimacy, the book is organized around four pairs of...