Master of Arts (MA)
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Howells, Dickinson, Lewis: An Exercise in Reading the Interracial Canon has two purposes. First, it offers detailed readings of three American novels: An Imperative Duty by William Dean Howells (1891), What Answer? by Anna Dickinson (1868), and Kingsblood Royal by Sinclair Lewis (1947). These readings are accomplished within the context of the "interracial canon", a set of writings dealing with the expression of various aspects of interracial relationships. The interracial canon, as well as its specialized vocabulary and unique theoretical outlook, is roughly sketched in an introduction and several appendices.
Anna Dickinson; Canon; Dickinson; Exercise; Interracial; Reading; Sinclair Lewis; William Dean Howells
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Magee, Craig Andrew, "Howells, Dickinson, Lewis: An exercise in reading the interracial canon" (1998). UNLV Retrospective Theses & Dissertations. 844.
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