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American Literature (1 December 2010) 82 (4): 701–724.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Anna Stewart Stewart examines the narrative construction of Harriet Jacobs in 1865, when her former editor Lydia Maria Child included a revised selection from Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) in The Freedmen's Book , a reader Child was developing to help newly freed slaves learn to read...
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American Literature (1 December 2004) 76 (4): 887–889.
Published: 01 December 2004
... African American land ownership through the breakup of Southern plantations rather than through migration to Africa—if,thatis, black freedmen were willing to forge interracial alliances premised on African American social and intellectual inferiority as a way of calming anxious ex- Confederates. W]e...
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American Literature (1 December 2006) 78 (4): 769–798.
Published: 01 December 2006
... of white writers describing the greediness and ‘‘excess’’ of both en- slaved Africans and freedmen in the eighteenth and nineteenth cen- turies. During America’s Reconstruction, influential whites worried that freedmen, who had been forced across the Atlantic to maximize profit and production...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 797–826.
Published: 01 December 2012
... fulfillment of a conserva- tionist program, Indian Removal, for Williams, recalls the misman- aged Reconstruction of the South and the pledges that went unfulfilled to the black freedmen. The “Modocs” chapter places black identity for- mation in yet another comparative racial context to further elaborate...
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American Literature (1 December 2017) 89 (4): 669–695.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Hawkinses’] property to something another for the freedmen” (Twain and Warner 2001 , 267). Although Twain the novelist of 1873 drew on the experiences of Twain the journalist of 1868, he made the counterintuitive decision to replace the biggest story he’d ever covered as a journalist—the story on which the...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 575–602.
Published: 01 September 2015
... . Warner Michael . 2002 . “Publics and Counterpublics.” Public Culture 14 , no. 1 : 49 – 90 . Washington Booker T. (1901) 1995 . Up from Slavery . New York : Dover . Waterbury Maria . 1891 . Seven Years among the Freedmen . Chicago : T. B. Arnold . Wells...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 1–46.
Published: 01 March 2001
... franchise Depict- ing a threat of cultural aspiration on the part of these freedmen, the Advocate assures its readers that the blacks ‘‘fear no Missouri plot; care for no political rights Mordecai Noah’s article of 3 August, in other words, laid the groundwork for disenfranchisement. It tried to build...
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American Literature (1 March 2019) 91 (1): 1–29.
Published: 01 March 2019
... discarded and thrown away as they are useless. The colored people in this country, will in the end, stand or fall by this test” (“Mrs. Stowe’s Visit to England,” FDP , April 15, 1853). While Douglass’s remark refers specifically to the necessity of industrial schools for black freedmen and to the prospect...
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American Literature (1 June 2010) 82 (2): 271–304.
Published: 01 June 2010
... the war’s purpose. Whittier’s poem was read to conclude the meeting that established the New York National Freedmen’s Relief Association, and it was para- phrased at a meeting in Philadelphia by a speaker who argued that the 282  American Literature contrabands’ “claims on us are very...
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American Literature (1 December 2009) 81 (4): 687–717.
Published: 01 December 2009
... delay” eloquently describes the ironic anachronisms brought about by the postbellum recapture of freedmen’s labor, as well as Jim’s prolonged captivity at the hands of Tom and Huck.43 The whips of time, the law’s delay: temporality itself is inflicted upon Jim as both hurry and...
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 553–575.
Published: 01 September 2007
... offers nos- talgically what Chesnutt turns quietly mordant. Turn-of-the-century commentary may not seem pertinent to “Con- science.” Yet Laura Lee has more in common with Chesnutt’s and 562  American Literature Allen’s freedmen than with those “true Southern maids” known as...
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 185–186.
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 186–187.
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 187–188.
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 188–189.
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 189–191.
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 191–192.
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 192–193.
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 193–194.
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American Literature (1 March 2001) 73 (1): 194–195.
Published: 01 March 2001