Imperfect unions : staging miscegenation in U.S. drama and fiction /

" Imperfect Unions examines the vital role that nineteenth- and twentieth-century dramatic and literary enactments played in the constitution and consolidation of race in the United States. Diana Rebekkah Paulin investigates how these representations produced, and were produced by, the black-wh...

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Main Author: Paulin, Diana Rebekkah.
Format: Book
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, 2012.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction. Setting the stage: The Black-white binary in an imperfect union
  • Under the covers of forbidden desire: interracial unions as surrogates
  • Clear definitions for an anxious world: late nineteenth-century surrogacy
  • Staging the unspoken terror
  • The remix: Afro-Indian intimacies
  • The futurity of miscegenation
  • Conclusion: the "sex factor"and twenty-first century stagings of miscegenation.