Date Thesis Awarded
Bachelors of Arts (BA)
Jacquelyn Y. McLendon
Christopher J. MacGowan
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.
Ikeler, Kathryn Susan, "Marginal Man: An Exploration of Hypermasculinity in Black Male Protagonists in Light in August, Native Son, and Invisible Man" (2011). Undergraduate Honors Theses. Paper 410.
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.