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Writing Manhood in Black and Yellow: Ralph Ellison, Frank Chin, and the Literary Politics of Identity

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This book examines cultural representations of African American and Asian American masculinity, focusing primarily on the major works of two influential figures, Ralph Ellison and Frank Chin. It highlights the language of gender and sexuality that writers use to depict the psychological injuries inflicted by racism on men of color-a language that relies on metaphors of emasculation. The book focuses on how homosexuality comes to function as a powerful symbol for a feminizing racism, and explains why this disturbing ...

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Writing Manhood in Black and Yellow: Ralph Ellison, Frank Chin, and the Literary Politics of Identity
2005, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804751094

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Writing Manhood in Black and Yellow: Ralph Ellison, Frank Chin, and the Literary Politics of Identity
2005, Stanford University Press, Palo Alto

ISBN-13: 9780804751087

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