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Humanities Fiction: Ethnicity, Gender & Sexuality, Social Class, Disability


This guide identifies fiction and recent literary criticism which explore themes of ethnicity, gender and sexuality, social class, and disability. For further assistance with finding titles, contact a librarian!

The American novel is considered to be the most democratic of forms, capable of accommodating the diverse voices in American culture. In search of a national literature and culture, American readers found in the novel a genre elastic enough to represent the changing demographics and ideologies of American life.--"Fiction." Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History


Two women wearing chadris, shrouds which cover the body from head to foot. One woman is standing and wearing red and one woman is sitting and wearing white.