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Hardcover Race, Rape, and Lynching: The Red Record of American Literature, 1890-1912 Book

ISBN: 0195099907

ISBN13: 9780195099904

Race, Rape, and Lynching: The Red Record of American Literature, 1890-1912

(Part of the Race and American Culture Series)

In the late nineteenth century, the stereotype of the black male as sexual beast functioned for white supremacists as an externalized symbol of social chaos against which all whites would unite for the purpose of national renewal. The emergence of this stereotype in American culture and literature during and after Reconstruction was related to the growth of white-on-black violence, as white lynch mobs acted in "defense" of white womanhood, the white...

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