The Inhuman Race: The Racial Grotesque in American Literature and Culture

The Inhuman Race: The Racial Grotesque in American Literature and Culture

The Inhuman Race The Racial Grotesque in American Literature and Culture Reconstructs a dialogue between objectifiers American Puritans slaveowners and objectifieds Native Americans slaves by arguing that the literature of race in antebellum America is the continuing sto

  • Title: The Inhuman Race: The Racial Grotesque in American Literature and Culture
  • Author: Leonard Cassuto
  • ISBN: 9780231103367
  • Page: 202
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Reconstructs a dialogue between objectifiers American Puritans, slaveowners and objectifieds Native Americans, slaves by arguing that the literature of race in antebellum America is the continuing story of an encounter with the grotesque The focus is on literature from Puritan captivity accounts, fugitive slave narratives, and proslavery fiction to the work of MelvillReconstructs a dialogue between objectifiers American Puritans, slaveowners and objectifieds Native Americans, slaves by arguing that the literature of race in antebellum America is the continuing story of an encounter with the grotesque The focus is on literature from Puritan captivity accounts, fugitive slave narratives, and proslavery fiction to the work of Melville, Stowe, Douglass, and their contemporaries But Cassuto also ranges from colonial prodigies to nineteenth century freak shows and Sambo stereotyping, from horror movies to the Holocaust Museum.

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    This is an interesting study of the 'racial grotesque'and has alot of art I have never seen, most of it racist.Anything scholarly with the word grotesque in the titleI'll read. This particular book is good to read alongsidethe Maroon history book, as there is some overlap.

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