restricted access   Volume 7, Number 1, Summer 2012

Table of Contents

Naturalism and African American Culture

John Dudley

News & Announcements

p. vii


Introduction: Naturalism and African American Culture

pp. 1-6

Black Naturalism, White Determinism: Paul Laurence Dunbar's Naturalist Strategies

pp. 7-38

Turning the Corner: Romance as Economic Critique in Norris's Trilogy of Wheat and Du Bois's The Quest of the Silver Fleece

pp. 39-49

Cleaver/Baldwin Revisited: Naturalism and the Gendering of Black Revolution

pp. 50-79

"Deserve Got Nothing to Do with It": Black Urban Experience and the Naturalist Tradition in The Wire

pp. 80-120


Edith Wharton: Sex, Satire, and the Older Woman (review)

pp. 121-123

A Journey Through American Literature (review)

pp. 124-126

American Nietzsche: A History of an Icon and His Ideas (review)

pp. 126-129

Downwardly Mobile: The Changing Fortunes of American Realism (review)

pp. 129-132


pp. 133-134