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Sewing on the Badges of Servitude: Albion Tourgée v. North Carolina

Sharon D. Kennedy-Nolle

in Writing Reconstruction: Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the Postwar South

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621074
eISBN:
9781469621098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621074.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter analyzes the novels of Albion Winegar Tourgée, who unlike Constance Woolson, was a leading actor in the Reconstruction’s violent drama as it played out. Being a combat veteran, a ... More


The Novel in the Era of Plessy

Christine Holbo

in Legal Realisms: The American Novel under Reconstruction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190604547
eISBN:
9780190604561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604547.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The transformation of literary realism in the late nineteenth century took place within the context of a categorical shift in American social epistemologies. The first chapter presents an ... More


Plessy v. Racism

Greg Carter

in The United States of the United Races: A Utopian History of Racial Mixing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814772492
eISBN:
9780814790489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814772492.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter discusses the how Republican Superior Court judge Albion Tourgée challenged Louisiana's retrograde system of segregation for blacks, in defending Homer Plessy for riding a “white-only ... More


Tourgée: Margin and Center

Michael T. Gilmore

in The War on Words: Slavery, Race, and Free Speech in American Literature

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226294131
eISBN:
9780226294155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294155.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter reviews Albion W. Tourgée publications, particularly his A Fool's Errand and Bricks without Straw, the themes of his novels had few admitted followers among mainstream authors. Although ... More


Veterans, Artisanal Manhood, and the Quest for Postwar Employment

John A Casey

in New Men: Reconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265398
eISBN:
9780823266708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265398.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Veterans sought to prove through work and economic success that war had not unfitted them for life outside the army. This chapter describes veterans’ attitudes toward work and the frustrations they ... More


The Lessons of Plessy

Mark Golub

in Is Racial Equality Unconstitutional?

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780190683603
eISBN:
9780190683634
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683603.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

This chapter traces the language of color-blind constitutionalism to its origins in Justice Harlan’s dissenting opinion in Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) and to the legal briefs of Homer Plessy’s ... More


Plessy and the Novel

Edlie Wong

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 6: The American Novel 1879-1940

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385342
eISBN:
9780190252779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385342.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter examines the U.S. Supreme Court landmark case of Plessy v. Ferguson (1896) and its influence on the form and content of the American novel. After providing a background on Plessy, which ... More


Anarchy at the Circumference: Statelessness and the Reconstruction of Authority in Emancipation North Carolina

Gregory P. Downs

in After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044774
eISBN:
9780813046440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044774.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

Historians surely understand that the American state failed the freedpeople, but it is not clear that we understand why federal power failed them so badly, despite common explanations that focus upon ... More


Introduction

Christine Holbo

in Legal Realisms: The American Novel under Reconstruction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190604547
eISBN:
9780190604561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190604547.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The introduction argues that the reconstruction of the American novel in the post-Civil War era had its roots in a confrontation with the legal remapping of the nation under the Fourteenth Amendment. ... More


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