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Author MacCann, Donnarae.

Title White supremacy in children's literature : characterizations of African Americans, 1830-1900 / Donnarae MacCann.

Imprint New York ; London : Routledge, 2001.

Item Status

Edition 1st pbk. ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxxiv, 274 pages).
Series Children's literature and culture
Children's literature and culture.
Children's literature and culture (Routledge (Firm))
Note Originally published: New York : Garland Pub., 1998.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-260) and index.
Contents Book Cover; Title; Contents; Preface; A Note on Usage; Introduction; Ambivalent Abolitionism A Sampling of Narratives; Sociopolitical and Artistic Dimensions of Abolitionist Tales; Personal and Institutional Dimensions; Children's Fiction A Sampling; The Social/Political Context; Literary Lives; Postwar Institutions; Literary Methods and Conventions; Conclusion The ~Lost Cause~ Wins; Bibliography Works for the Young; Other Sources; Index.
Summary A compelling and penetrating study of the white supremacy myth in books for the young, revealing how children's stories have echoed the social injustice in American society.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
African Americans in literature.
White supremacy movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
American literature -- White authors -- History and criticism.
Children's literature, American -- History and criticism.
Characters and characteristics in literature.
Racism in literature.
Chronological Term 1800 - 1899
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Other Form: Print version: MacCann, Donnarae. White supremacy in children's literature. 1st pbk. ed. New York ; London : Routledge, 2001 0415928907 (OCoLC)46645669
ISBN 0203906357 (electronic bk.)
9780203906354 (electronic bk.)
0415928907 (Paper)