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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 3 “Douglass in Cedar Hill Library.” Courtesy of Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, National Park Service More
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 4 “Douglass at Mount Vernon.” Courtesy of Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, National Park Service More
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American Literature (2005) 77 (2): 421–424.
Published: 01 June 2005
.... This said, all three books present rich and nuanced studies allowing us to better understand the tensions and anxieties surrounding U.S cultural and ethnic identity. Frederick Luis Aldama, Ohio State University Creative Conflict in African American Thought: Frederick Douglass, Alexander Crummell...
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 1 “Cedar Hill Today.” Courtesy of Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, National Park Service More
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Published: 01 December 2021
Figure 2 “Cedar Hill, East Parlor c. 1895.” Courtesy of Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, National Park Service More
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American Literature (2013) 85 (2): 247–272.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Lloyd Pratt Pratt’s essay explores how Frederick Douglass responded to the expanding racial segregation of the United States and the inhospitality to “colored” strangers that it represented by occupying and then refiguring the persona of the stranger. Douglass, Pratt notes, also asked his readers...
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American Literature (2013) 85 (3): 447–473.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Cody Marrs When revolutions rocked Europe in 1848, Frederick Douglass responded almost immediately by framing these movements across the Atlantic in global terms, connecting class strife in the Old World to the struggle over slavery in the New. Yet he also used the revolts of 1848 long after...
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American Literature (2014) 86 (2): 275–303.
Published: 01 June 2014
... . Barnes Elizabeth . 2008 . “ Manhood and the Limits of Sympathy in Douglass and Melville .” In Frederick Douglass and Herman Melville: Essays in Relation , edited by Levine Robert Otter Samuel , 233 – 57 . Chapel Hill : Univ. of North Carolina Press . Bennett Jane . 2010...
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American Literature (2019) 91 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Adam Gordon Abstract This essay takes the critical reception of Uncle Tom’s Cabin in Frederick Douglass’ Paper as an occasion to rethink modern constructions of critical authority while arguing for a print culture approach to literary criticism. Although scholars of antebellum culture typically...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (2): 245–272.
Published: 01 June 2022
... as themselves historically contingent and significant objects of inquiry. This essay analyzes a cross section of editorial practices in 1862 when a controversy during the Civil War over slavery and emancipation entangled editors from Horace Greeley and Frederick Douglass to their less conspicuous peers...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (4): 779–810.
Published: 01 December 2001
...Paul Giles Duke University Press 2002 Paul Narrative Reversals and Power Exchanges: Giles Frederick Douglass and British Culture Within the last thirty years, Frederick Douglass’s first two autobiographies—Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass...
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American Literature (2017) 89 (2): 428–430.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Andrea Stone The Strangers Book: The Human of African American Literature . By Pratt Lloyd . Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press . 2016 . xii, 186 pp. Cloth , $49.95 ; e-book, $49.95 . The Lives of Frederick Douglass . By Levine Robert S. . Cambridge, MA...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 618–621.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Edlie Wong © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Dark Victorians . By Vanessa D. Dickerson. Urbana: Univ. of Illinois Press. 2008. vii, 163 pp. $35.00. Frederick Douglass and the Atlantic World . By Fionnghuala Sweeney. Liverpool, Eng.: Liverpool Univ. Press. 2007. 210 pp...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (3): 623–625.
Published: 01 September 2009
...Hugh Egan © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 Melville: The Making of the Poet . By Hershel Parker. Evanston, Ill.: Northwestern Univ. Press. 2008. x, 238 pp. $32.95. Frederick Douglass and Herman Melville: Essays in Relation . Ed. Robert S. Levine and Samuel Otter. Chapel...
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American Literature (2010) 82 (1): 57–90.
Published: 01 March 2010
...Michael A. Chaney Chaney analyzes cartoons representing slaves and slavery from the British satirical periodical Punch, or the London Charivari to argue that African American readers such as Frederick Douglass engaged in an evolving role as readers, interpreters, and users of Punch 's iconographic...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 245–275.
Published: 01 June 2001
...Jeannine DeLombard Duke University Press 2001 Jeannine ‘‘Eye-Witness to the Cruelty Southern Violence DeLombard and Northern Testimony in Frederick Douglass’s 1845 Narrative 6363...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (4): 571–599.
Published: 01 December 2021
...Figure 3 “Douglass in Cedar Hill Library.” Courtesy of Frederick Douglass National Historic Site, National Park Service ...
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American Literature (2018) 90 (4): 723–752.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Daniel Grace Abstract This essay examines Frederick Douglass’s oratory of the 1840s, when religious appeals drove his abolitionist rhetoric. In addressing the lack of critical attention paid to his early oratory and evangelism, the essay argues that these speeches, which he delivered to audiences...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 127–152.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Lance Newman In the 1850s, Frederick Douglass set out to nurture emergent antislavery commitments within the most advanced political milieu of the antebellum decade, the Free Soil movement. Douglass developed a protoenvironmentalist critique of capitalism's alienation of workers from the land...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 93–125.
Published: 01 March 2009
... a profoundly visual cultural moment, argued for a visual literacy that both denied the indexical power of white visual practices and embraced the power of the image to make injustice visible. Blackwood's analysis focuses on how texts by Frederick Douglass and Harriet Jacobs explore the representational...