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Unbecoming Americans [electronic resource] : writing race and nation from the shadows of citizenship, 1945-1960

Title
Unbecoming Americans [electronic resource] : writing race and nation from the shadows of citizenship, 1945-1960 / Joseph Keith.
Author
Keith, Joseph.
Publication
New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, c2013.

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Description
1 online resource (xi, 239 p.)
Uniform Title
Unbecoming Americans (Online)
Alternative Title
Unbecoming Americans (Online)
Subject
  • American literature > 20th century > History and criticism
  • American literature > History and criticism
  • Citizenship in literature
  • Immigrants' writings, American > History and criticism
  • Race in literature
Genre/Form
Electronic books.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Access (note)
  • Access restricted to authorized users.
Contents
Neither citizen nor alien: rewriting the immigrant bildungsroman across the borders of empire in Carlos Bulosan's America is in the heart -- The epistemology of un-belonging: Richard Wright's The outsider and the politics of secrecy -- Richard Wright's cosmopolitan exile: race, decolonization and the dialogics of modernity -- The undesirable alien and the politics of form: telling untold tales in C.L.R. James's mariners, renegades and castaways -- Talking back to the state: Claudia Jones's radical forms of alienage -- Conclusion: An empire of alienage.
LCCN
2012012095
Author
Keith, Joseph.
Title
Unbecoming Americans [electronic resource] : writing race and nation from the shadows of citizenship, 1945-1960 / Joseph Keith.
Imprint
New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, c2013.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Access
Access restricted to authorized users.
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Available from home with a valid library card
Available onsite at NYPL
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