Essays Tagged: "John Merritt"

Blackface and Passing as a Performances

ace were increasingly popular at this time: blackface and passing. Blackface, as displayed in Amaud Johnson's Darktown Follies, was a type of performance using theatrical makeup to represent black peo ... s were involved as well. Charles Chesnutt's The House Behind the Cedars follows a pair of siblings, John and Rena Walden, over the color line-and, in Rena's case, back again. Both practices comment ne ...

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Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American