The White Negress

The White Negress

Literature, Minstrelry and the Black-Jewish Imaginary

eBook - 2011
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During the first half of the twentieth century, American Jews demonstrated a commitment to racial justice as well as an attraction to African American culture. Until now, the debate about whether such black-Jewish encounters thwarted or enabled Jews' claims to white privilege has focused on men and representations of masculinity while ignoring questions of women and femininity. The White Negress investigates literary and cultural texts by Jewish and African American women, opening new avenues of inquiry that yield more complex stories about Jewishness, African American identity, and th.
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : 2011. Rutgers University Press,
ISBN: 9780813549897
0813549892
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (240 pages)

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