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Affiliating With George Eliot

Daniel Hack

in Reaping Something New: African American Transformations of Victorian Literature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691196930
eISBN:
9781400883745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691196930.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter looks at George Eliot's usage of the “unwitting passing and voluntary racial affiliation” scenario in her works and what it means for African American writers. Virtually no other major ... More


Prejudice and Piety, Literature and Law

BERNARD LEWIS

in Race and Slavery in the Middle East: An Historical Enquiry

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195053265
eISBN:
9780199854561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195053265.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The chapter presents the evidence of the growth of anti-black prejudice, for which there are two groups of sources: literature, specifically poetry, and anecdote; and religious literature. For the ... More


Secrets Under the Skin: They Brought the Essence of Africa

Jill Flanders Crosby, Melba Nuñez Isalbe, Susan Matthews, and Roberto Pedroso García (eds)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

Jill Flanders Crosby illuminates the attachment to African ancestry in two small towns of Matanzas province in Cuba of adherents of Arará, a religion descended from the Ewe and Fon of ... More


Prostate Cancer

Kathryn M. Wilson and Lorelei Mucci

in Textbook of Cancer Epidemiology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190676827
eISBN:
9780190676858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676827.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

Prostate cancer is among the most commonly diagnosed cancers among men, ranking second in cancer globally and first in Western countries. There are marked variations in incidence globally, and its ... More


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