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Racial worldmaking : the power of popular fiction

Author: Mark C Jerng
Publisher: New York : Fordham University Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jerng, Mark C.
Racial worldmaking.
New York : Fordham University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017022689
(OCoLC)1008774198
Named Person: A Andrae
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark C Jerng
ISBN: 9780823277773 0823277771 9780823277780 082327778X
OCLC Number: 1005619028
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 284 pages)
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.
Other Titles: Power of popular fiction
Responsibility: Mark C. Jerng.

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