Demirtürk, Emine Lâle

Dr. Emine Lâle Demirtürk is Associate Professor of American Literature in the Department of American Culture and Literature at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey. She earned her Ph.D. in American Studies at the University of Iowa.

How Black Writers Deal with Whiteness: Characterization Through Deconstructing Color
2008 0-7734-5073-4
This study explores the social and discursive spaces and practices of whiteness in its social, cultural, political, ideological, and individual implications. The work examines the ways in which various African American novels deconstruct whiteness as an ideological appropriation of social space by delineating the relational status of the white identity.