Real Negro) [Pdf Free] ë Eversley Shelly

Acial 'truth' as invisible and interior yet fixed within a stable conception of difference; The Real "Negro foregrounds how investments in black racial specificity illuminate the dynamic "foregrounds how investments in black racial specificity illuminate the dynamic that define what makes a text and a person 'black' while it also reveals how 'blackness' spoken and authentic guards a fragile because unspoken commitment to the purity and primacy of 'whiteness' as a stable uncontested ideal. Ed in the first part of the century because written by a black man they were not 'imitation' black while the dialect performances by because written by a black man they were not 'imitation' black while the dialect performances by Neale "Hurston were celebrated because written by a 'real' black they were not 'imitation' white The second "were celebrated because written by a 'real' black they were not 'imitation' white The second of the century in its dismissal of material segregation sanctions a notion of black racial meaning as internal and psychological and thus promotes a version of black

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In this book Shelly Eversley historicizes the demand for RACIAL AUTHENTICITY WHAT ZORA NEALE HURSTON CALLED 'THE REAL authenticity what Zora Neale Hurston called 'the real
IN TWENTIETH CENTURY AMERICAN LITERATURE EVERSLEY 
twentieth century American iterature Eversley that "the modern emergence of the interest in 'the real Negro' transforms the uestion of what race an "modern emergence of the interest in 'the real Negro' transforms the uestion of what race an belongs into a uestion of what it takes to belong to that race Conseuently Paul Laurence Dunbar's Negro dialect poems were priz. Real Negro