Class Interruptions Inequality and Division in African Diasporic Women's Fiction /

"As downward mobility continues to be an international issue, Robin Brooks makes a timely intervention between the humanities and social sciences by examining how Black women's cultural production engages debates about the growth in income and wealth gaps in global society during the late...

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Main Author: Brooks, Robin, 1981- (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2022]
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Class Lines: Look Both Ways Before Crossing
  • African American Literature. The Wrong and Right Side of the Tracks: Mapping the Intraracial Class Dynamics in Gloria Naylor's Linden Hills and Dawn Turner's Only Twice I've Wished for Heaven ; Cheap Behavior and Costly Secrets: Taboo Topics in Toni Morrison's Love
  • Caribbean Literature. Beyond the "Class" Room: The Entanglements of Class and Education in Merle Hodge's Crick Crack, Monkey and Olive Senior's Dancing Lessons ; Human Rights and Wrongs: Violations to a Decent Standard of Living in Diana McCaulay's Dog-Heart
  • Epilogue: Romance Across (Class) Borders & Have Some Post-Class.