The Resource Bordering on the body : the racial matrix of modern fiction and culture, Laura Doyle, (electronic resource)

Bordering on the body : the racial matrix of modern fiction and culture, Laura Doyle, (electronic resource)

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Bordering on the body : the racial matrix of modern fiction and culture
Title
Bordering on the body
Title remainder
the racial matrix of modern fiction and culture
Statement of responsibility
Laura Doyle
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The figure of the mother in literature and the arts has been the subject of much recent critical attention. Whereas many studies have focused on women writers and the maternal, Laura Doyle significantly broadens the field by tracing the racial logic internal to Western representations of maternality at least since Romanticism. She formulates a theory of ""racial patriarchy"" in which the circumscription of reproduction within racial borders engenders what she calls the ""race mother"" in literary and cultural narratives. Pairing literary movements not often considered together--Modernism and t
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Doyle, Laura
Dewey number
  • 813.509896073
  • 813.52093520431
  • 813/.509896073
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS374.N4
LC item number
D65 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Race and American culture
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • English fiction
  • African Americans in literature
  • Human body in literature
  • Modernism (Literature)
  • Mothers in literature
  • Race in literature
Label
Bordering on the body : the racial matrix of modern fiction and culture, Laura Doyle, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-261) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; 1. Of Race and Woman: Eugenics, Motherhood, and Racial Patriarchy; 2. Romanticism and the Race Aesthetic: Scott and Wordsworth; 3. Reimagining Materiality after Romanticism: Science, Phenomenology, and Narrative; 4. Swan Song for the Race Mother: Late-Romantic Narrative in Cane; 5. The Parodic Purge, the Maternal Return: Late-Romantic Narrative in Ulysses; 6. Voyaging Beyond the Race Mother: Melymbrosia and To the Lighthouse; 7. Burning Down the House: Interruptive Narrative in Invisible Man; 8. ""To Get to a Place"": Intercorporeality in Beloved; Conclusion; Notes
  • Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (285 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280555909
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000399291
  • (EBL)430798
  • (OCoLC)252609866
  • (SSID)ssj0000113935
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11140600
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000113935
  • (PQKBWorkID)10101427
  • (PQKB)11081807
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC430798
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000399291
Label
Bordering on the body : the racial matrix of modern fiction and culture, Laura Doyle, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-261) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction; 1. Of Race and Woman: Eugenics, Motherhood, and Racial Patriarchy; 2. Romanticism and the Race Aesthetic: Scott and Wordsworth; 3. Reimagining Materiality after Romanticism: Science, Phenomenology, and Narrative; 4. Swan Song for the Race Mother: Late-Romantic Narrative in Cane; 5. The Parodic Purge, the Maternal Return: Late-Romantic Narrative in Ulysses; 6. Voyaging Beyond the Race Mother: Melymbrosia and To the Lighthouse; 7. Burning Down the House: Interruptive Narrative in Invisible Man; 8. ""To Get to a Place"": Intercorporeality in Beloved; Conclusion; Notes
  • Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (285 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781280555909
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000399291
  • (EBL)430798
  • (OCoLC)252609866
  • (SSID)ssj0000113935
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11140600
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000113935
  • (PQKBWorkID)10101427
  • (PQKB)11081807
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC430798
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000399291

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