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The Invention of ethnicity

Author: Werner Sollors
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays attempts to provide a new critical framework for understanding not only ethnic literature, but also its underlying psychological, historical, social and cultural forces.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Werner Sollors
ISBN: 0195045890 9780195045895 0195050479 9780195050479
OCLC Number: 17732252
Description: xx, 294 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: On the Fourth of July in Sitka / Ishmael Reed --
Introduction : the invention of ethnicity / Werner Sollors --
An American writer / Richard Rodriguez --
A plea for fictional histories and old-time 'Jewesses' / Alide Cagidemetrio --
Ethnicity as festive culture : nineteenth-century German Americans on parade / Kathleen Neils Conzen --
Defining the race 1890-1930 / Judith Stein --
Anzia Yezierska and the making of an ethnic American self / Mary V. Dearborn --
Deviant girls and dissatisfied women : a sociologist's tale / Carla Cappetti --
Ethnic trilogies : a genealogical and generational poetics / William Boelhower --
Blood in the marketplace : the business of family in the Godfather narratives / Thomas J. Ferraro --
Comping for Count Basie / Albert Murray --
'Is ethnicity obsolete?' / Ishmael Reed [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Werner Sollors.
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Sollors reminds us that the value of any social construction depends on how it is used, and these essays present cogent analyses of how our use of 'ethnicity' has evolved over the years....Deserves a Read more...

 
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