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Black Frankenstein : the making of an American metaphor / Elizabeth Young.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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America and the long 19th century
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Culver-Union Twp PL - Culver 810.9352996073 YOUNG (Text) 34304000909116 Adult - Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780814797150 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0814797156 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xii, 308 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : New York University Press, c2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-291) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- United States of Frankenstein -- Black monsters, dead metaphors -- The signifying monster -- Souls on ice.
Subject: American literature > White authors > History and criticism.
American literature > African American authors > History and criticism.
African Americans in literature.
Race in literature.
Race relations in literature.
Frankenstein's Monster (Fictitious character)
Frankenstein's Monster (Fictitious character) > Political aspects.
Monsters in literature.
Metaphor in literature.
Monsters in motion pictures.

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