African American Whiteness in Gloria Naylor's "Linden Hills."

Engles, Tim
December 2009
African American Review;Winter2009, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p661
Academic Journal
Literary Criticism
Presents literary criticism of the novel "Linden Hills" by Gloria Naylor. It reflects on the concept of whiteness in the book, examining how it influences African Americans. The author particularly comments on class and materialism, assessing the latter's impact on African American individual identity and communal relations. The novel's use of moral allegory is also analyzed.


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