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Published: 19 September 1996

312 Pages | halftones


ISBN: 9780195108576

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Domestic Allegories of Political Desire

The Black Heroine's Text at the Turn of the Century

Claudia Tate

  • "An elegantly written and persuasively argued account of the gendered nature of the relations between political desire and the cultural politics of fiction."—Hazel V. Carby, Yale University