Index
Abolitionist discourse, 11, 45-46, 63.
See also
Feminism
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The
(Twain),
158, 168, 169-73
African( -Americans): men, 12-15, 16, 46,
54-55,59-60,68,70,82-86,94-100,104,
111-13,118,121-23, 125,136-39,145-46,
150-52, 177-78, 180; political struggle
and, 7-8, 46, 70,107-10,116-17,149-50;
women, 7-8, 11-12, 16, 32-33, 46, 55, 55-
60, 65-6h 75-78, 84-86,139-40,142,180,
183, 188-91, 220 n.25.
See also
Slavery
America: as ideological figure, 92, 115-16,
122,131-33,157,158,172-77
American Adam, The
(Lewis), 153-54
American literary criticism, 15-16, 149-78,
231 n.16
American literary study: contemporary
reconfigurations of, 175
Anglo(-Americans): men, 12, 16, 49, 55, 92-
94,97,115,117-18,123-25,130-31,133,140,
145-46,157-58,177; women, 11-12, 32-33,
45-46,53-55,96-97,102,104-6,108-10,
139, 155, 181-82, 184-85, 189-91, 195-200
Baartmann, Saartjie (Sarail Bartmann),
58-59.
See also
Hottentot
Baker, Houston A., Jr., 175-77, 231 n.17
Baraka, Imamu (LeRoi Jones), 223 n.19,
Horne,
85, 107-8;
Madheart,
223 n.20
Baym, Nina,
155
Bercovitch, Sacvan:
Ideology and Classic
American Literature,
132-33; "Rites of
Ascent," 132
Berlant, Lauren, 94
Bernier,
Fran~ois,
27-28
Between Men
(Sedgwick), 13, 99, 103, 156-57,
229 n.5
Biology: science of, 30-33, 35, 42.
See also
Comparative anatomy; Race science
Birth of a Nation
(film), 222 n.11
"Birthmark, The" (Ellison), 81, 86-87, 89-91,
111,144
"Birthmark, The" (Hawthorne), 86-90
"Black Bodies, White Bodies" (Gilman),
57-58
Black Macho and the Myth of the Super-
woman
(Wallace), 108-10, 223 n.15, 225
n·5
Black Power, 7, 15, 85-86, 107-10, 118, 175,
209 n.17.
See also
Civil Rights
Black Skin, White Masks
(Fanon), 22, 98, 210
n·5
Bloom, Allan, 209 n.17
Blues, Ideology, and Afro-American Litera-
ture,
175-77
Bluest Eye, The
(Morrison), 1, 44, 179
Blumenbach, Johann Friedrich, 28, 29, 62-63
"Bodily Bonds" (SancheZ-Eppler), 195-96,
199, 219 n.18
Bogle, Donald, 117, 222 n.ll
Boone, Joseph A., 16, 152, 177, 230 n.ll; "Male
Independence and the American Quest
Genre," 150; "Of Me(n) and Feminism,"
231 n.15;
Tradition Counter Tradition,
167-72
Bow, Leslie, 233 n.8
Broca, Paul, 55
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