Scripted Violence, Scripted Deferral: Pre– and Post–Civil Rights <em>Racial Innocence</em>

  • Jenny Heijun Wills
Keywords: slavery, innocence, race

Abstract

Review of:

Bernstein, Robin. Racial Innocence: Performing American Childhood from Slavery to Civil Rights. New York: New York UP, 2011.

Author Biography

Jenny Heijun Wills

Jenny Heijun Wills is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at the University of Winnipeg, where she focuses on race and ethnicity in American literature. She has published articles about the textual and cultural narratives of Asian adoption and is interested in Asian American and African American literary representations.

Published
2013-04-10
How to Cite
Wills, J. (2013). Scripted Violence, Scripted Deferral: Pre– and Post–Civil Rights <em>Racial Innocence</em&gt;. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 5(1). Retrieved from http://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php/yptc/article/view/181
Section
Review Essays