DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2013.09.001
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LIU Wen-wen

Abstract: The Human Stain (2000) is a novel full of the characteristics of visualism, making the readers imagine the fair skin of Coleman as a black, as well as the black identity hidden under his fair skin. Black and white, these two colors create the general ideology of the book. Coleman revels in his personal feeling of the body because of the vision of his skin color, thus leading to his irreplaceable desire, emotion, and inner spiritual experience. This paper tries to analyze and explore the racialism existing in t…

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