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Transatlantic Bloodlines and English Traits

Christopher Hanlon

in America’s England: Antebellum Literature and Atlantic Sectionalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199937585
eISBN:
9780199333103
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937585.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter traces the process through which northern and southern writers and public intellectuals conceived the struggle between the states as a conflict between two antagonistic racial groups ... More


“They Won’t Believe What I Say”: Theorizing Freedom as an Economy of Violence

Regis M. Fox

in Resistance Reimagined: Black Women's Critical Thought as Survival

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056586
eISBN:
9780813053431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056586.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

“‘They Won’t Believe What I Say’: Theorizing Freedom as an Economy of Violence” analyzes Harriet Wilson’s Our Nig (1859) in which Wilson exposes the coerciveness of imbricated discourses of ... More


Xenocitizens: Illiberal Ontologies in Nineteenth-Century America

Jason Berger

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780823287758
eISBN:
9780823290529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823287758.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Sociality under the sign of liberalism has seemingly come to an end—or, at least, is in dire crisis. Xenocitizens returns to the antebellum United States in order to intervene in a wide field of ... More


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