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The Resource The Cambridge companion to slavery in American literature, edited by Ezra Tawil, University of Rochester

The Cambridge companion to slavery in American literature, edited by Ezra Tawil, University of Rochester

Label
The Cambridge companion to slavery in American literature
Title
The Cambridge companion to slavery in American literature
Statement of responsibility
edited by Ezra Tawil, University of Rochester
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Slavery is of course an indisputably central topic in American history. Yet to date, students, teachers and scholars have had no collection of essays aimed at an overview of its place in American literature. The seeds of this book were sown a few years ago when I set out to design a survey course on race and slavery in American writing. To broaden my preparation beyond the eighteenth- and early-nineteenth century focus of my previous research on the subject, I returned to a long-admired group of essays: Deborah McDowell and Arnold Rampersad's Slavery and the Literary Imagination (1989), a brilliant and enduring collection, but a set of English Institute papers that made no attempt at comprehensive treatment--from the introduction by Ezra Tawil"--
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DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Tawil, Ezra F.
Series statement
Cambridge companions to literature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery in literature
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Slavery in motion pictures
  • Slaves' writings, American
  • American literature
  • Slaves' writings, American
  • Slavery in motion pictures
  • Slavery in literature
  • American literature
  • Amerikanisches Englisch
  • Literatur
  • Sklaverei
Label
The Cambridge companion to slavery in American literature, edited by Ezra Tawil, University of Rochester
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3.
  • White slaves in the late-eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American literary imagination
  • Joe Shapiro
  • 4.
  • Slave narratives as literature
  • Sarah Meer
  • 5.
  • Slavery and the emergence of the African American novel
  • John C. Havard
  • 6.
  • Introduction
  • Proslavery fiction
  • Gavin Jones and Judith Richardson
  • 7.
  • The poetry of slavery
  • Meredith L. McGill
  • 8.
  • Reading slavery and 'classic' American literature
  • Robert S. Levine
  • 9.
  • Slavery's performance-texts
  • Ezra Tawil
  • Douglas A. Jones, Jr.
  • 10.
  • The music and the musical inheritance of slavery
  • Radiclani Clytus
  • 11.
  • U.S. slave revolutions in Atlantic world literature
  • Paul Giles
  • 12.
  • Slavery and American literature 1900-1945
  • Tim Armstrong
  • 1.
  • 13.
  • Moving pictures: spectacles of enslavement in American cinema
  • Sharon Willis
  • 14.
  • Slavery and historical memory in late-twentieth-century fiction
  • Ashraf H.A. Rushdy
  • 15.
  • Beyond the borders of the neo-slave narrative: science fiction and fantasy
  • Jeffrey Allen Tucker
  • Slavery in the eighteenth-century literary imagination
  • Philip Gould
  • 2.
  • U.S. antislavery tracts and the literary imagination
  • Teresa A. Goddu
Control code
921917510
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xx, 276 pages
Isbn
9781107048768
Lccn
2015040752
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40025968923
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)921917510
Label
The Cambridge companion to slavery in American literature, edited by Ezra Tawil, University of Rochester
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 3.
  • White slaves in the late-eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American literary imagination
  • Joe Shapiro
  • 4.
  • Slave narratives as literature
  • Sarah Meer
  • 5.
  • Slavery and the emergence of the African American novel
  • John C. Havard
  • 6.
  • Introduction
  • Proslavery fiction
  • Gavin Jones and Judith Richardson
  • 7.
  • The poetry of slavery
  • Meredith L. McGill
  • 8.
  • Reading slavery and 'classic' American literature
  • Robert S. Levine
  • 9.
  • Slavery's performance-texts
  • Ezra Tawil
  • Douglas A. Jones, Jr.
  • 10.
  • The music and the musical inheritance of slavery
  • Radiclani Clytus
  • 11.
  • U.S. slave revolutions in Atlantic world literature
  • Paul Giles
  • 12.
  • Slavery and American literature 1900-1945
  • Tim Armstrong
  • 1.
  • 13.
  • Moving pictures: spectacles of enslavement in American cinema
  • Sharon Willis
  • 14.
  • Slavery and historical memory in late-twentieth-century fiction
  • Ashraf H.A. Rushdy
  • 15.
  • Beyond the borders of the neo-slave narrative: science fiction and fantasy
  • Jeffrey Allen Tucker
  • Slavery in the eighteenth-century literary imagination
  • Philip Gould
  • 2.
  • U.S. antislavery tracts and the literary imagination
  • Teresa A. Goddu
Control code
921917510
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xx, 276 pages
Isbn
9781107048768
Lccn
2015040752
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40025968923
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)921917510

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