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The Resource Signifying without Specifying : Racial Discourse in the Age of Obama

Signifying without Specifying : Racial Discourse in the Age of Obama

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Signifying without Specifying : Racial Discourse in the Age of Obama
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Signifying without Specifying
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Racial Discourse in the Age of Obama
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eng
Summary
Stephanie Li argues that American politicians and writers are using a new kind of language to speak about race. Challenging the notion that we have moved into a & ldquo;post-racial & rdquo; era, she suggests that we are in an uneasy moment where American public discourse demands that race be seen, but not heard. Analyzing contemporary political speech with nuanced readings of works by such authors as Toni Morrison, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Colson Whitehead, Li investigates how Americans of color have negotiated these tensions, inventing new ways to signal racial affiliations without violating taboos ag
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EBLCP
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
Signifying without Specifying : Racial Discourse in the Age of Obama
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Signifying without Specifying : Racial Discourse in the Age of Obama
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5hjdsf
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-198) and index
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 -- Violence and Toni Morrison's Racist House; 2 -- Hiding the Invisible Hurt of Race; 3 -- The Unspeakable Language of Race and Fantasy in the Stories of Jhumpa Lahiri; 4 -- Performing Intimacy; Conclusion -- The Demands of Precious; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
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1 online resource (219 pages)
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online
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9780813551449
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rdamedia
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