Comedy: American Style (Multi-Ethnic Literatures of the Americas)
Comedy: American Style, Jessie Redmon Fausets fourth and final novel, recounts the tragic tale of a familys destructionthe story of a mother who denies her clan its heritage. Originally published in 1933, this intense narrative continues to raise compelling, disturbing, and still contemporary themes of color prejudice and racial self-hatred. Cherene Sherrard-Johnsons introduction places this classic in both the new modernist and transatlantic contexts and will be embraced by those interested in early twentieth-century women writers, novels about passing, the Harlem Renaissance, the black/white divide, and diaspora studies.
- Dewey Decimal: 813.52
- Physical Description: 6.0"x8.9"x0.8"; 1.1 lb; 304 pages
- Edition Info: Paperback; 2009-10-05
- Literature & Fiction -- World Literature -- United States -- African American -- General
- Literature & Fiction -- World Literature -- United States -- Classics -- General
- Literature & Fiction -- Contemporary
- Literature & Fiction -- General -- General
- Nonfiction -- Social Sciences -- Special Groups -- African-American Studies
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