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Marginal Man: An Exploration of Hypermasculinity in Black Male Protagonists in Light in August, Native Son, and Invisible Man

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Author: Ikeler, Kathryn Susan
Advisor: McLendon, Jacquelyn Y.
Committee Members: MacGowan, Christopher J. (Christopher John); McGovern, Charles; Dawson, Melanie, 1967-
Issued Date: 5/13/2011
Subjects: Hypermasculinity
African American Fiction
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/13717
Description: The treatment of the black male in fiction has been a subject of continuous refinement. Often depicted as overly violent and sexual, this paper examines the sources and reasons for this depiction and delves into a discussion of the consequences of this portrayal on the concept of black masculinity.
Degree: Bachelors of Arts in English

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