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Demonic vision : racial fantasy and southern fiction / Alan Henry Rose.

By: Rose, Alan Henry, 1938-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Hamden, Conn. : Archon Books, 1976Description: 168 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0208015825; 9780208015822.Subject(s): American fiction -- Southern States -- History and criticism | Southern States -- In literature | Race relations in literature | African Americans in literature | Fantasy in literature | Indians in literatureAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Demonic vision.DDC classification: 813/.03 LOC classification: PS261 | .R55Other classification: HR 1819 | HT 1541 Also issued online.
Contents:
Blackness in the fantastic world of old Southwestern humor -- Demonic vision and the conventions of antebellum Southern fiction -- "A plan to wake the devil": race and aesthetics in the tales of George Washington Harris -- Tom Sawyer: the making of a safe world -- "A prisoner of style": the uses of art in Huckleberry Finn and Pudd'nhead Wilson -- The limits of humanity in the fiction of William Faulkner -- Recent American writings: the leveling of racial vision.
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Book University of Texas At Tyler
Stacks - 3rd Floor
PS261 .R55 (Browse shelf) Available 0000100446749

Bibliography: p. [155]-163.

Includes index.

ch. 1. Blackness in the fantastic world of old Southwestern humor -- ch. 2. Demonic vision and the conventions of antebellum Southern fiction -- ch. 3. "A plan to wake the devil": race and aesthetics in the tales of George Washington Harris -- ch. 4. Tom Sawyer: the making of a safe world -- ch. 5. "A prisoner of style": the uses of art in Huckleberry Finn and Pudd'nhead Wilson -- ch. 6. The limits of humanity in the fiction of William Faulkner -- Conclusion: Recent American writings: the leveling of racial vision.

Also issued online.

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