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Sally Hemings

Francis D. Cogliano

in Thomas Jefferson: Reputation and Legacy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624997
eISBN:
9780748670697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624997.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

One of the most controversial developments in the history of Jefferson's reputation has been his relationship with Sally Hemings, an enslaved woman at Monticello. First reported in 1802 the ... More


Haunted Legacies: Interracial Secrets From the Diary of Sally Hemings

Naomi André

in Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041921
eISBN:
9780252050619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041921.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Opera

This chapter examines the song cycle (also thought of as a monodrama or solo opera) by composer William Bolcom and playwright/librettist Sandra Seaton, From the Diary of Sally Hemings. The chapter ... More


Thomas Jefferson: Reputation and Legacy

Francis Cogliano

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624997
eISBN:
9780748670697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624997.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Thomas Jefferson: Reputation and Legacy is the first major study of Jefferson's reputation in half a century. It is concerned with Jefferson-both as something Jefferson made and something he sought ... More


Thomas Jefferson

Russell B. Goodman

in American Philosophy before Pragmatism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199577545
eISBN:
9780191802621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577545.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines Jefferson’s intellectual background, especially in English and Scottish authors, his lifelong defense of religious freedom, authorship of the “Declaration of Independence,” and ... More


Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement

Naomi André

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041921
eISBN:
9780252050619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041921.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Opera

This is a book about thinking, interpreting, and writing about music in performance that incorporates how race, gender, sexuality, and nation help shape the analysis of opera today. Case-study operas ... More


Between Fiction and Experience: William Wells Brown’s

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/9780252036330.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter reads William Wells Brown's preoccupation with marriage through both his fictional and autobiographical accounts of slavery. Generally believed to be the first novel by an African ... More


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