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“A patchwork heritage”: multiracial citation in Barack Obama's <i>Dreams from My Father</i>

Justin Ponder

in Obama and the Biracial Factor

Published by Policy Press

Published in print February 2012 | ISBN: 9781447301011
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447307228 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781447301011.003.0003
“A patchwork heritage”: multiracial citation in Barack Obama's Dreams from My Father

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An examination of the role of ethnic citation and self-representation in multiracial autobiographies using Dreams From My Father as a case study.

Keywords: Self-representation; autobiography; stereotypes; multiracial citation; misrepresentation; literary criticism

Chapter.  7866 words. 

Subjects: Race and Ethnicity

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