MASKS: Blackness, Race, and the Imagination.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: Oxford University Press, 2000. dj. Hardcover first edition - An exploratation on how the concept of blackness has evolved in Western thought and literature by this novelist and critic - a free-ranging book which covers early European attitudes during the days of the slave trade, slave narratives, books like 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' and modern writers like Ralph Ellison, James Baldwin, Aime Cesaire as well as white writers like Norman Mailer and John Updike. 295 pp with index. ISBN: 0-19-5133706.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)