Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 September 2010

256 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719082290

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Passing into the Present

Contemporary American Fiction of Racial and Gender Passing

Sinéad Moynihan

Published by Manchester University Press

Contemporary American and Canadian Writers MUP

  • Discusses wider themes including class, gender, sexuality, and religious identity
  • Focuses on Philip Roth's 'The Human Stain', Louise Eridich's 'Tracks' Percival Everett's 'Erasure' and Paul Beatty's 'The White Boy Shuffle'
  • Looks at a wide rage of contemporary writers that represent the theme of gender and racial passing