Race Passing and American Individualism

Boasts a thesis as bold as it is compelling: race passing is not just a ‘legitimate expression of American individualism’; passing is American individualism. Through its attention to issues of genre, especially the connection between writing and identity, Pfeiffer offers a fresh perspective on some familiar American novels.

— Pamela L. Caughie, author of Passing & Pedagogy: The Dynamics of Responsibility