The Paradox of Blackness in African American Vampire Fiction
Creators:Jenkins, Rafiki, 1967-
Subjects (LCSH):American fiction -- African American authors -- History and criticism
Vampires in literature
Blacks -- Race identity
Racism in literature
Keywords:Literary Criticism / American / African American
Literary Criticism / American / General
Literary Criticism / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
Literary Criticism / Horror & Supernatural
Literary Criticism / Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Publisher:The Ohio State University Press
Series/Report no.:New Suns: Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Speculative
Introduction: The vampire's blackness -- Blackness, freedom, and the staying-alive vampire in the Gilda stories -- Antizealot atheism and the all-American bourgeois Negro in My soul to keep -- African American manhood and the masculine Africa narrative in Dark corner -- Human blackness, transhuman blackness, and the black body in Fledgling -- Black Church corporatism and the black gay vampire in Image of emeralds and chocolate -- Conclusion: Post-black, new black, and the immortality of blackness.
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