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Race and racism in literature

Author: Charles E Wilson
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, ©2005.
Series: Exploring social issues through literature.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Insightful chapters discuss race and racism in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Native Son, To Kill a Mockingbird, and other major works widely read by high school students.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles E Wilson
ISBN: 0313061645 9780313061646 9781429475006 1429475005
OCLC Number: 314413610
Description: xviii, 154 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Mark Twain, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885) --
Richard Wright, Native son (1940) --
Harper Lee, To kill a mockingbird (1960) --
Jose Antonio Villarreal, Pocho (1959) --
Sandra Cisneros, The house on Mango Street (1984) --
Margaret Craven, I heard the owl call my name (1973) --
Leslie Marmon Silko, Ceremony (1977) --
Arlene J. Chai, The last time I saw mother (1995) --
Nora Okja Keller, Fox girl (2002) --
Rita Ciresi, Sometimes I dream in Italian (2000) --
Chaim Potok, The chosen (1967) --
Amy Wilentz, Martyrs' crossing (2001).
Series Title: Exploring social issues through literature.
Responsibility: Charles E. Wilson, Jr.
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"Worthwhile additions for schools with an integrated curriculum." - School Library Journal "[T]his collection of essays addresses issues of race and racism in a dozen novels of diverse perspectives. Read more...

 
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