Demonic vision: racial fantasy and southern fiction
Includes index. Bibliography: p. -163. 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.
- LCC: PS261
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: 168 p. ; 23 cm.
- American fiction -- Southern States -- History and criticism
- Southern States -- In literature
- Race relations in literature
- African Americans in literature
- Fantasy in literature
- Indians in literature
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