Race as Identity in William Faulkner's "Light in August"

The Social Construction of Race


Bachelor Thesis, 2018

36 Pages, Grade: 2,3


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Table of Contens

1 Introduction

2 Social Construction Of Race

3 Race in Faulkner's Fiction
3.1 Central Motifs
3.2 Faulkner's Black Characters

4 Historic Background: Jim Crow Era
4.1 Establishing Slavery
4.2 From the Abolishment of Slavery to Racial Segregation

5 In Search for a Self: Joe Christmas' Identity Crisis
5.1 Racial Ambiguity
5.2 Joe Christmas' Gender: Confusion and Irritation

6 Conclusion

7 Works Cited

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Title
Race as Identity in William Faulkner's "Light in August"
Subtitle
The Social Construction of Race
College
University of Mannheim  (Lehrstuhl für Amerikanische Literatur- und Kulturwissenschaft)
Grade
2,3
Author
Year
2018
Pages
36
Catalog Number
V1298028
ISBN (eBook)
9783346763396
ISBN (eBook)
9783346763396
ISBN (eBook)
9783346763396
ISBN (Book)
9783346763402
Language
English
Keywords
Race, Identity, Construct, Light in August, William Faulkner, Race Studies, Gender
Quote paper
Jonas Plesch (Author), 2018, Race as Identity in William Faulkner's "Light in August", Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/1298028

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