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The Resource Shades of difference : mythologies of skin color in early modern England, Sujata Iyengar

Shades of difference : mythologies of skin color in early modern England, Sujata Iyengar

Label
Shades of difference : mythologies of skin color in early modern England
Title
Shades of difference
Title remainder
mythologies of skin color in early modern England
Statement of responsibility
Sujata Iyengar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In Shades of Difference, Sujata Iyengar explores the cultural mythologies of skin color in a period during which colonial expansion and the slave trade introduced Britons to more dark-skinned persons than at any other time in their history. Looking to texts as divergent as sixteenth-century Elizabethan erotic verse, seventeenth-century lyrics, and Restoration prose romances, Iyengar considers the construction of race during the early modern period without oversimplifying the emergence of race as a color-coded classification or a black/white opposition. Rather, "race," embodiment, and skin color are examined in their multiple contexts - historical, geographical, and literary. Iyengar engages works that have not previously been incorporated into discussions of the formation of race, such as Marlowe's "Hero and Leander" and Shakespeare's "Venus and Adonis." By rethinking the emerging early modern connections between the notions of race, skin color, and gender, Shades of Difference furthers an ongoing discussion with originality and impeccable scholarship."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Iyengar, Sujata
Dewey number
820.9/3552
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR428.R35
LC item number
I94 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English literature
  • Race in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Literature and society
  • Human skin color
  • Difference (Psychology) in literature
  • Human skin color in literature
  • Mythology in literature
  • Blacks in literature
  • England
  • England
Label
Shades of difference : mythologies of skin color in early modern England, Sujata Iyengar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [269]-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pictures of Andromeda naked -- Thirteen ways of looking at a Black bride -- Masquing race -- Heroic blushing -- Blackface and blushface -- Whiteness as sexual difference -- Artificial Negroes -- Suntanned slaves -- Experiments of colors -- Afterword : Nancy Burson's Human race machine
Control code
55494866
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 310 pages
Isbn
9780812238327
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2004052022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Shades of difference : mythologies of skin color in early modern England, Sujata Iyengar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [269]-297) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pictures of Andromeda naked -- Thirteen ways of looking at a Black bride -- Masquing race -- Heroic blushing -- Blackface and blushface -- Whiteness as sexual difference -- Artificial Negroes -- Suntanned slaves -- Experiments of colors -- Afterword : Nancy Burson's Human race machine
Control code
55494866
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
x, 310 pages
Isbn
9780812238327
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2004052022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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