Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c2005.
160 p. ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-155) and index.
A crisis in the male spirit : slavery, masculinity, and the myth of Black inferiority in Charles Johnson's Oxherding tale and Frederick Douglass's Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass -- A conflict between the ideological and the biological : the myth of Black sexual prowess in Brent Wade's Company man and Ralph Ellison's Invisible man -- I want him to be a man : incarceration and the myth of Black criminality in Ernest J. Gaines's A lesson before dying and Richard Wright's Native son -- It's time you learned the truth about a few things : masculinity and the myth of cultural depravation in David Bradley's The Chaneysville incident and Toni Morrison's Song of Solomon.
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