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Humor and Empire

Judith Yaross Lee

in Twain's Brand: Humor in Contemporary American Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617036439
eISBN:
9781621030577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617036439.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on the strand of humor that expresses Anglo-American continuity. This strand runs through the present from eighteenth-century English wits. The colonization of African slaves in ... More


Native Son and Diasporic Modernity

Mikko Tuhkanen

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 6: The American Novel 1879-1940

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385342
eISBN:
9780190252779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385342.003.0032
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines Richard Wright's novel Native Son (1940) and its relation to the intellectual tradition of theorizing Western modernity. More specifically, it considers Native Son's ... More


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