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Far-Fetched Facts: The Literature of Travel and the Idea of the South Seas

Neil Rennie

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198186274
eISBN:
9780191674471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198186274.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book is an essay in the history of the literature of travel, real and imaginary, from classical times, via the early accounts of the New World, to the accounts of the South Sea Islands that lay ... More


Between Breath and Death: Transatlantic Memory in Ntozake Shange's Sassafrass, Cypress, and Indigo and Julie Dash's Daughters of the Dust

Anissa Janine Wardi

in Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037455
eISBN:
9780813042343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037455.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter considers the Sea Islands, a primary port of entry for slaving vessels and a site of enduring West African retention practices, as a bridge to Africa. The geographic independence of ... More


Water and African American Memory: An Ecocritical Perspective

Anissa Janine Wardi

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037455
eISBN:
9780813042343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037455.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This book contributes to the fields of African American, ecocritical, and literary studies, as it offers a sustained treatise on watercourses in the African American expressive tradition. It builds ... More


Melville’s Indictment of the Missionaries in Typee and Omoo

Albert H. Tricomi

in Missionary Positions: Evangelicalism and Empire in American Fiction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035451
eISBN:
9780813039640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035451.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter sheds light on Melville's novels on the South Sea Islands and Hawaii, Typee and Omoo, which are regarded as testaments to the division of attention between established missions to the ... More


Charlotte Forten (1837–1914)

Louis P. Masur (ed.)

in “… The Real War Will Never Get in the Books”: Selections from Writers During the Civil War

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195098372
eISBN:
9780199853908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098372.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

After an arduous journey that challenged her romantic notions of voyage at sea, Charlotte Forten arrived at Port Royal on October 1862. From that moment on, Forten became a student of nature and ... More


Setting the Stage for the Port Royal Experiment

Kevin Dougherty

in The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461534
eISBN:
9781626740822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461534.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Sea Islands of South Carolina are a series of various sized tidal and barrier islands cut by salt creeks and marshes, sounds, and rivers. It was in this particular environment that the highly ... More


Slave Songs of the United States

William Francis Allen, Charles Pickard Ware, and Lucy McKim Garrison (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869499
eISBN:
9781469602837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869505_allen
Subject:
History, African-American History

First published in 1867, this book represents the work of its three editors, all of whom collected and annotated these songs while working in the Sea Islands of South Carolina during the Civil War, ... More


[Page 81] . Inland Slave States: Including Tennessee, Arkansas, and the Mississippi River

William Francis Allen, Charles Pickard Ware, and Lucy McKim Garrison

in Slave Songs of the United States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869499
eISBN:
9781469602837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869505_allen.7
Subject:
History, African-American History

This part is the third of four parts that collects together songs sung by former slaves gathered during and after the Civil War. The division into parts is not strictly geographical. The greater part ... More


[Page xlv] Slave Songs of the United States.

William Francis Allen, Charles Pickard Ware, and Lucy McKim Garrison

in Slave Songs of the United States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869499
eISBN:
9781469602837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869505_allen.5
Subject:
History, African-American History

This part is the first of four parts that collects together songs sung by former slaves gathered during and after the Civil War. The division into parts is not strictly geographical. The greater part ... More


[Page 63] . Northern Seaboard Slave States: Including Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina.

William Francis Allen, Charles Pickard Ware, and Lucy McKim Garrison

in Slave Songs of the United States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869499
eISBN:
9781469602837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869505_allen.6
Subject:
History, African-American History

This part is the second of our parts that collects together songs sung by former slaves gathered during and after the Civil War. The division into parts is not strictly geographical. The greater part ... More


Page 93] Slave Songs of the United States. IV.

William Francis Allen, Charles Pickard Ware, and Lucy McKim Garrison

in Slave Songs of the United States

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807869499
eISBN:
9781469602837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869505_allen.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

This part is the last of four parts that collects together songs sung by former slaves gathered during and after the Civil War. The division into parts is not strictly geographical. The greater part ... More


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