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Racial Worldmaking : the Power of Popular Fiction.

By: Jerng, Mark C.
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Comparative Theology: Thinking Across Traditions Ser: Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2017Description: 1 online resource (200 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780823277773; 0823277771; 9780823277780; 082327778X.Subject(s): American fiction -- History and criticism | English fiction -- History and criticism | Racism in literature | Asians in literature | Blacks in literature | Group identity in literature | Race discrimination -- United States | Literature and societyAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Racial Worldmaking : The Power of Popular Fiction.DDC classification: 813/.5093552 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction: Racial Worldmaking; Part I: Yellow Peril Genres; 1. Worlds of Color; 2. Futures Past of Asiatic Racialization; Part II: Plantation Romance; 3. Romance and Racism after the Civil War; 4. Reconstructing Racial Perception; Part III: Sword and Sorcery; 5. The "Facts" of Blackness and Anthropological Worlds; 6. Fantasies of Blackness and Racial Capitalism; Part IV: Alternate History; 7. Racial Counterfactuals and the Uncertain Event of Emancipation; 8. Alternate Histories of World War II.
Or, How the Race Concept Organizes the WorldConclusion: On the Possibilities of an Antiracist Racial Worldmaking; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: Examines the relationship between race representation and popular fiction from 1893 to the present, as well as its impact on historiography, economics, and law.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Introduction: Racial Worldmaking; Part I: Yellow Peril Genres; 1. Worlds of Color; 2. Futures Past of Asiatic Racialization; Part II: Plantation Romance; 3. Romance and Racism after the Civil War; 4. Reconstructing Racial Perception; Part III: Sword and Sorcery; 5. The "Facts" of Blackness and Anthropological Worlds; 6. Fantasies of Blackness and Racial Capitalism; Part IV: Alternate History; 7. Racial Counterfactuals and the Uncertain Event of Emancipation; 8. Alternate Histories of World War II.

Or, How the Race Concept Organizes the WorldConclusion: On the Possibilities of an Antiracist Racial Worldmaking; Acknowledgments; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Examines the relationship between race representation and popular fiction from 1893 to the present, as well as its impact on historiography, economics, and law.

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