Cover: Neither Black nor White yet Both in PAPERBACK

Neither Black nor White yet Both

Thematic Explorations of Interracial Literature

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$38.00 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674607804

Publication Date: 10/15/1999


592 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

47 halftones


  • List of Illustrations
  • Introduction: Black—White—Both—Neither—In-Between
  • 1. Origins; or, Paradise Dawning
  • 2. Natus Aethiopus/Natus Albus
  • 3. The Curse of Ham; or, From “Generation” to “Race”
  • 4. The Calculus of Color
  • 5. The Bluish Tinge in the Halfmoon; or, Fingernails as a Racial Sign
  • 6. Code Noir and Literature
  • 7. Retellings: Mercenaries and Abolitionists
  • 8. Excursus on the “Tragic Mulatto”; or, The Fate of a Stereotype
  • 9. Passing; or, Sacrificing a Parvenu
  • 10. Incest and Miscegenation
  • Endings
  • Appendix A: A Chronology of Interracial Literature
  • Appendix B: Prohibitions on Interracial Marriage and Cohabitation
  • Notes
  • Selected Bibliography
  • Index

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