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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 743–768.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Caleb Smith This essay examines previously unexplored divisions within the antislavery movement’s published responses to Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl . Revisiting Jacobs’s conflict with her editor, Lydia Maria Child, over the suppressed chapter about John Brown, Smith...
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American Literature (1 September 2010) 82 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2010
... Gregg Mitman describe as “community” ecology. Later, postwar urbanists such as Jane Jacobs would draw on the authority of community ecology to reckon with the physical and social transformations then being carried out within New York City's urban renewal programs. Offering scientific evidence of...
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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 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 March 2009) 81 (1): 65–92.
Published: 01 March 2009
... admittedly slender potential civil protection as property was eroded when her abuser was simultaneously her owner. This shift in her protections produced a rift in her legal subjectivity through which systems of terror could operate legitimately. Stone closely examines Harriet Jacobs's Incidents in the Life...
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American Literature (1 March 2009) 81 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 March 2009
... explore what recent literary and historical scholarship has largely overlooked. Harriet and John S. Jacobs, Maria Weston Chapman, Sojourner Truth, and Ellis Gray Loring appear alongside a number of largely unknown slave attendants in an essay that explores the complex ways legal discourses circulating in...
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American Literature (1 March 2007) 79 (1): 1–27.
Published: 01 March 2007
...Jacob Rama Berman Duke University Press 2007 ­Jacob The Barbarous Voice of Democracy: Rama American Captivity in Barbary and the Berman Multicultural Specter On 25 July 1785, a Boston schooner named the Maria, bound for the...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 June 2001
... a Slave Girl, 1861 The extraordinary epigraph on the title page of the first edition of Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) makes a startling assertion about the evils of...
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American Literature (1 March 2006) 78 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
... Street is best situated not in the lineage of Native Son but in a tradition that would include works by Angelina Weld Grimké, Dorothy West, Nella Larsen, and Harriet Jacobs.3 In Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861), both free- dom and captivity are narrativized in terms of...
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American Literature (1 September 2015) 87 (3): 618–622.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Srikanth . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . 2012 . x , 192 pp. $40.95 . A Common Strangeness: Contemporary Poetry, Cross-Cultural Encounter, Comparative Literature . By Edmond Jacob . New York : Fordham Univ. Press . 2012 . xv , 272 pp. Cloth, $70.00 ; paper, $26.00 . The...
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American Literature (1 September 2018) 90 (3): 647–650.
Published: 01 September 2018
... treatises by Mary Ann Shadd and Martin Robison Delany. In chapter 4, she looks at Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) and accounts of Celia, a Missouri slave who murdered her owner and abuser, to examine the confused phenomenological position of slaves as neither fully property...
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American Literature (1 June 2003) 75 (2): 465–467.
Published: 01 June 2003
... less familiar, are persuasive for Accomando’s inspired application of them, as illustrated by her juxtaposition of Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl with An Inquiry into the Law of Negro Slavery in the United...
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American Literature (1 December 2003) 75 (4): 895–897.
Published: 01 December 2003
... Uncle Tom’s Cabin, and Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl; and in two contemporary novels, Sherley Ann Williams’s Dessa Rose and Toni Mor- rison’s Beloved—but her approach is fascinating. Arguing that few discussions...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 872–873.
Published: 01 December 2000
... female writers who used fiction to speak against slavery. In chapter 3, Patton analyzes Harriet Wilson’s Our Nig and Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl in order to show how these writers fash...
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American Literature (1 December 2000) 72 (4): 873–874.
Published: 01 December 2000
... chapter 3, Patton analyzes Harriet Wilson’s Our Nig and Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl in order to show how these writers fash- ioned characters that redefined notions of womanhood and motherhood to fit Tseng 2000.12.5...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 437–438.
Published: 01 June 2001
... Neale Hurston’s Dust Tracks on a Road and the concluding analysis of Cecile Pineda’s Face, bracket three chapters of paired works read as autobiography: Mary Rowlandson’s Captivity Narrative and Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the 6363...
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American Literature (1 June 2001) 73 (2): 231–244.
Published: 01 June 2001
... corporeality’’ raise questions about the place of the North in our special issue on ‘‘The South Jennifer Rae Greeson’s essay on Harriet Jacobs’s manipulation of the urban gothic form in her Incidents in the Life of a Slave...
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American Literature (1 June 2002) 74 (2): 418–419.
Published: 01 June 2002
...Laura Doyle By Karen Jacobs. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell Univ. Press. 2001. viii, 311 pp. Cloth, $45.00; paper, $19.95. 2002 Reviews Colonial Transformations: The Cultural Production of the New Atlantic World, 1580– 1640. By Rebecca Ann Bach. New York: Palgrave. 2000. xiv, 290 pp. $49.95...
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American Literature (1 March 2011) 83 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., disturbing “the ritualized coherence and contrived rationality of political discourse altogether.”8 In The Exonerated, Sunny Jacobs conveys this kind of break: They tell you exactly how they’re gonna do it. They’re gonna send twenty-two hundred volts of electricity through...
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American Literature (1 March 2000) 72 (1): 87–116.
Published: 01 March 2000
...- ingreferences—to John Jacob Astor, to Trinity Church, to ‘‘fears of a mob to payingrent and taxes—suggest a historical subtext that the Wall Street lawyer can only subliminally acknowledge. The tale’s very abstractness...