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Published: 18 February 1999

254 Pages | 4 halftones


ISBN: 9780195096835

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Psychoanalysis and Black Novels

Desire and the Protocols of Race

Claudia Tate

Race and American Culture

  • One of the first books to apply psychoanalytic theory to the study of African American literature
  • Examines texts of W. E. B. Dubois, Zora Neale Hurston, and Richard Wright
  • Author of the successful and influential Domestic Allegories of Political Desire: the Black Heroine's Text at the Turn of the Century (OUP)