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Beyond Philadelphia: The Reach of the Recorder, 1865–1880

Eric Gardner

in Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American Literature

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732832
eISBN:
9781604732849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732832.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter studies three examples of Recorder writers working within a much more complex sense of location, one which suggests a Philadelphia-based Recorder that was a sort of hub for writing for, ... More


In the Wake of D. W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation: Chesnutt’s Paul Marchand, F.M.C. as Command Performance

Susan Prothro Wright

in Passing in the Works of Charles W. Chesnutt

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734164
eISBN:
9781621036050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734164.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter puts forward the hypothesis that Charles Chesnutt attempted to publish his novel Paul Marchand, F.M.C. in 1921, with the goal of countering D. W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation. ... More


: The Lockes of Philadelphia

in Alain L. Locke: The Biography of a Philosopher

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226317762
eISBN:
9780226317809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317809.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter focuses on Alain L. Locke's family roots in Philadelphia. Family tradition had it that Locke had attended Cambridge University, although there is no evidence of his matriculation. His ... More


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