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Author Barrett, Lindon, 1961-2008.

Title Blackness and value : seeing double / Lindon Barrett
Published Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999

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Description xii, 272 pages ; 24 cm
Series Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; [116]
Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; 116
Contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Introduction -- Part I. Violence and the unsightly: 2. Figures of violence -- 3. Figuring others of value -- 4. (Further) figures of violence -- Part II. Reasonings and Reasonableness: 5. De-marking limits -- Part III. Phonic and Scopic Economies: 6. Signs of others -- 7. Signs of the visible
Notes Based on author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Pennsylvania
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-267) and index
Subject Petry, Ann, 1908-1997 -- Political and social views.
African Americans in literature.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Duality (Logic)
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Race in literature.
Race -- Social aspects -- United States.
Racism -- United States.
Social values -- United States.
Violence in literature.
Racism in literature.
Violence -- Social aspects -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
LC no. 97052757
ISBN 0521621038 (hardback)