Download e-book for iPad: Abolishing White Masculinity from Mark Twain to Hiphop: by Stephany Rose

By Stephany Rose

ISBN-10: 073918122X

ISBN-13: 9780739181225

ISBN-10: 149852284X

ISBN-13: 9781498522847

Abolishing White Masculinity from Mark Twain to Hiphop examines white American male literature for its social observation at the building of whiteness within the usa. Whiteness has consistently been a contested racial identification within the united states, one in a kingdom of building and reconstruction all through severe cultural and ancient moments. this article examines how white American male writers have grappled with knowing themselves and their audiences as white beings.

Abolishing White Masculinity from Mark Twain to Hiphop particularly brings a severe whiteness method of American literary feedback and strengthens the starting to be interdisciplinary box of severe whiteness stories within the humanities. serious whiteness stories shifts the eye from completely interpreting humans and views of colour in race discourse to addressing whiteness as an integral part of race ideology. the first contribution of this angle is in how whites build and spot whiteness, for the bigger function of exploring the chances of the way they might come to now not build and spot themselves via whiteness. figuring out this is often on the middle of latest discussions of post-raciality.

Abolishing White Masculinity from Mark Twain to Hiphop makes use of the subsequent texts as canonical case experiences: Puddn’head Wilson and people impressive Twins via Mark Twain, the nice Gatsby and the attractive and the Damned by means of F. Scott Fitzgerald, and indignant Black White Boy and the tip of the Jews by way of Adam Mansbach. each one underscores the dialectic of formation, deformation, and reformation of whiteness at particular socio-historical moments established upon anxieties approximately race possessed via whites and highlighted by means of white fictionists. the chosen writers finally serve dually as co-constructors of whiteness and social critics in their instances via their literature.

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