Racial Ambiguity and the American Gothic
||Edwards, Justin D.|
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||University of Iowa Press|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $36.00|
| Book Description: |
This groundbreaking study analyzes the development of American gothic literature alongside nineteenth-century discourses of passing and racial ambiguity.
By bringing together these areas of analysis, Justin Edwards considers the following questions. How are the categories of "race" and the rhetoric of racial difference tied to the language of gothicism? What can these discursive ties tell us about a range of social boundaries--gender, sexuality, class, race,...