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Author Reid-Pharr, Robert, 1965-
Title Conjugal union : the body, the house, and the Black American / Robert Reid-Pharr.
Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.

Author Reid-Pharr, Robert, 1965-
Series Race and American culture.
Race and American culture.
Subject African Americans -- Race identity.
African Americans -- Intellectual life.
Black nationalism -- United States.
Body image -- Social aspects -- United States -- History.
African American intellectuals -- History.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Computer network resources.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 166 pages) : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-164) and index.
Contents List of Illustrations; INTRODUCTION; Chapter 1 ENGENDERING RACE; Chapter 2 AMERICAN PANORAMA; Chapter 3 CLEAN HOUSE, PECULIAR PEOPLE; Chapter 4 BLACK, WHITE, AND YELLER; Chapter 5 CONJUGAL UNION; EPILOGUE; NOTES; SELECT BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; U; V; W; Y.
Summary Arguing that gender and sexuality have always played a role in questions of black national identity, the author identifies the origins of a "national" African-American literature in 1827 and the beginnings of a novelistic tradition. He shows how various forces shaped the ideal of the black family.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 1602561117
9781602561113
9780195104028 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
0195104021 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
1423759192 (electronic bk.)
9781423759195 (electronic bk.)
1280452536
9781280452536
0195104021 (cloth ; acid-free paper)
OCLC # 567932995
Additional Format Print version: Reid-Pharr, Robert, 1965- Conjugal union. New York : Oxford University Press, 1999 (DLC) 98035936