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Introduction: The Slave-Marriage Plot

Tess Chakkalakal

in Novel Bondage: Slavery, Marriage, and Freedom in Nineteenth-Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036330
eISBN:
9780252093388
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036330.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This introductory chapter defines slave-marriage and how it bears upon legal marriage in nineteenth-century America. Hidden from law and subject to separation, a slave-marriage was considered to be ... More


Nella Larsen’s Passing

Mae G. Henderson

in Speaking in Tongues and Dancing Diaspora: Black Women Writing and Performing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780195116595
eISBN:
9780199375219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195116595.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, Women's Literature

Reviewing the critical reception and scholarship on Nella Larsen’s Passing, the chapter documents the historical and contemporary appeal of the “passing plot” in US fiction, along with the social ... More


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