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

Michael T. Gilmore

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226294131
eISBN:
9780226294155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226294155.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

How did slavery and race impact American literature in the nineteenth century? This book argues that they were the carriers of linguistic restriction, and writers from Frederick Douglass to Stephen ... More


Introduction

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/9780226294155.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This Introduction presents a short history of nineteenth-century American literature. It discusses the profound effect of the Civil War and the formation of radically distinct cultures, the age of ... More


Transpacific Field of Dreams: How Baseball Linked the United States and Japan in Peace and War

Sayuri Guthrie-Shimizu

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835623
eISBN:
9781469601830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882665_guthrie-shimizu
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Baseball has joined America and Japan, even in times of strife, for over 150 years. After the “opening” of Japan by Commodore Perry, this book explains, baseball was introduced there by American ... More


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