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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


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


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