11878. Heroism and Manhood in Chestnut's the Marrow of Tradition.
Examines heroism in Chestnut's tragic portrayal of race relations in turn of the century America. Compares the heroic roles of black and white characters. Explores the separate definitions of heroism for male and female characters. Suggests a role for humanity amidst the debates about heroism. KEYWORDS: book review chestnut marrow tradition race relations us. 7 pages, 13 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
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