Dissenting Fictions

Dissenting Fictions : Identity and Resistance in the Contemporary American Novel

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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 188 pages
  • 138 x 216mm | 349g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138967807
  • 9781138967809

Table of contents

Acknowledgments; Preface; Chapter 1: Introduction: The Dissenting Subject; Chapter 2: The Unbearable Whiteness of Being and the Africanist Presence in Russell Bank's Continental Drift; Chapter 3: Playing in History's Dark: The Struggle for Agency in Toni Morrison's Jazz; Chapter 4: Identity; Masculinity, and Desire in David Bradley's Fiction; Chapter 5: The Center of Power is Nothing: Storytelling, History and Resistance in Leslie Marmon Silko's Almanac of the Dead; Chapter 6: Queering Class: Leslie Feinberg's Stone Butch Blues; Afterword: "Sabotage and Subversion, Then, Are This Book's Objectives"; Works Cited; Index.
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