TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Engles, Tim
PUB. DATE
December 2009
SOURCE
African American Review;Winter2009, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p661
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
65473622

 

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