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American Literature (1 March 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 (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 185–188.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Crystal J. Lucky © 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Beyond Douglass: New Perspectives on Early African American Literature. Ed. Michael J. Drexler and Ed White. Lewisburg, Pa.: Bucknell Univ. Press. 2008. vii, 176 pp. Paper, $25.00. Piety and Dissent: Race, Gender, and...
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American Literature (1 June 2013) 85 (2): 217–246.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Jeffrey Hole As works which had similarly evoked slave-ship revolt as topics for their prose fictions in the mid-1850s, Douglass’s The Heroic Slave and Melville’s Benito Cereno , Hole’s essay argues, offer noticeably distinct aesthetic, rhetorical, and stylistic presentations of slave rebellion and...
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American Literature (1 June 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 (1 September 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 they...
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American Literature (1 December 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 (1 March 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 (1 June 2009) 81 (2): 394–397.
Published: 01 June 2009
...Jason Stacy © 2009 by Duke University Press 2009 American Transcendentalism: A History . By Philip F. Gura. New York: Hill and Wang. 2007. xv, 385 pp. Cloth; $27.50; paper, $15.00. Mediating American Autobiography: Photography in Emerson, Thoreau, Douglass, and Whitman . By...
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American Literature (1 September 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 (1 September 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 (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 421–424.
Published: 01 June 2005
... 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, Booker T. Washington, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Marcus Garvey.ByWil- son Jeremiah Moses. New...
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American Literature (1 June 2014) 86 (2): 275–303.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Cristin Ellis Ellis’s essay reconstructs the history of environmental crisis—the crisis of Southern soil exhaustion—at the heart of the antebellum slavery debates. Through readings of landscape in My Bondage and My Freedom , the essay argues that in the 1850s, Douglass displaces the moral and...
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American Literature (1 June 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 (1 June 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 (1 December 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 (1 March 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 (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 93–125.
Published: 01 March 2009
... 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...
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American Literature (1 September 2013) 85 (3): 475–504.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Reading Frederick Douglass’s fictional reconstruction of the revolt in “The Heroic Slave” (1853) in conjunction with the diplomatic letters it revises, Hyde shows how the conceit of natural law allowed writers to portray national statutes as mere “local fictions.” Whereas Secretary of State Daniel Webster...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 355–377.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Andrew Donnelly Abstract This article contrasts the reading pedagogy inspired by the “talking book” and the reading pedagogy described by Frederick Douglass. The talking book offers literacy as a thing to be acquired that can be traded for freedom. “Literacy as a gift” inculcates in students a view...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 461–488.
Published: 01 September 2010
... white abolitionists—of which the famous clash between Frederick Douglass and William Lloyd Garrison is the most prominent example. By untangling the assumptions that underlie these performances, Duane suggests that we can better understand and analyze other interactions scripted by the overarching and...