White writers, race matters : fictions of racial liberalism from Stowe to Stockett / Gregory S. Jay
- Jay, Gregory S.
- New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 
- Physical Description:
- xi, 370 pages ; 25 cm.
- Oxford studies in American literary history
- Sympathy in action: Stowe, Twain, and the origins of liberal race fiction -- How it feels to be a trade-mark: Fannie Hurst's Imitation of life -- Jew like me: empathy and antisemitism in Laura Zametkin Hobson's Gentleman;s agreement -- Desegregating liberalism: radical identifications in lillian Smith's Strange fruit and Killers of the dream -- Queer children and representative men: Harper Lee's To kill a mockingbird -- Speaking of abjection: white writing and black resistance in Kathryn Stockett's The help.
- 9780190687229 hardcover
9780190687243 electronic publication
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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