Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

Available items only
Print Material
Author Tuttleton, James W.

Title The primate's dream : literature, race, and ethnicity in America / James W. Tuttleton.

Imprint Chicago, Ill. : Ivan R. Dee, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  810.9896073 T889p    ---  Available
Description xxix, 343 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (299-328) and index.
Contents The mind of a Black abolitionist : Frederick Douglass -- The mind of a White abolitionist : Thomas Wentworth Higginson -- An uncertain abolitionist : Lincoln in fact and fiction -- Lincoln's generals : Grant and Sherman in their memoirs -- Twain's Huck : fresh tears and race flapdoodle -- Pride and shame : the winning of the West -- Ethnic blues and all that multicultural jazz -- Loathing western civilization : Christianity and race in America -- Countee Cullen at "The Heights" -- The Negro writer as spokesman (1969) -- The problematic texts of Richard Wright -- Derek Walcott and the vision of Homeric grandeur -- Ralph Ellison : indivisible man.
Subject American literature -- History and criticism.
African Americans in literature.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Ethnicity in literature.
Race in literature.
ISBN 156663234X (acid-free paper)

Available items only