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Title Slavery and the literary imagination / edited by Deborah E. McDowell and Arnold Rampersad.

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, [1989]


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  810.9    Check Shelf
Description xiii, 172 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Selected papers from the English Institute, 1987 ; new ser., no. 13
Selected papers from the English Institute ; new ser., no. 13.
Bibliography Includes bibliographies.
Contents The founding fathers -Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington / James Olney -- Changing the letter: the yokes, the jokes of discourse, or, Mrs. Stowe, Mr. Reed / Hortense J. Spillers -- The representation of slavery and the rise of Afro-American literary realism, 1865-1920 / William L. Andrews -- Lydia Marie Child's A romance for the republic: an abolitionist vision of America's racial destiny / Carolyn L. Karcher -- Slavery and the literary imagination: Du Bois's The souls of Black folks / Arnold Rampersad -- Ideologies of Black folk: the historical novel of slavery / Hazel V. Carby -- Negotiating between tenses: witnessing slavery after freedom -Dessa Rose / Deborah E. McDowell.
Subject American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Slavery in literature.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
African Americans in literature.
Indexed Term English literature American black writers, to 1980 - Critical studies
Added Author McDowell, Deborah E., 1951-
Rampersad, Arnold.
ISBN 0801837561 alkaline paper
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