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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 2 Jacob Lawrence, The Eviction , 1935. Gouache and collage on cardboard, 28 x 38 3/8 inches. Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Michener Acquisitions Fund, 1969, © 2012 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York More
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Published: 01 September 2022
Figure 1 Jacob A. Riis, The Inspector’s Model: Photographing a Rogue (c. 1895). Courtesy of Museum of the City of New York. 90.13.2.2 More
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American Literature (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 (2022) 94 (2): 219–244.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Christy L. Pottroff Abstract In 1860, Harriet Jacobs and Walt Whitman signed nearly identical contracts with Boston-based publishers Thayer and Eldridge. This article tells the story of Jacobs’s and Whitman’s intersecting journeys to and from Thayer and Eldridge, and considers what this convergence...
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American Literature (2022) 94 (2): 331–355.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Hannah Manshel Abstract This article reads Harriet Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861) alongside Layli Long Soldier’s Whereas (2017) to argue that both texts challenge the ideology of property ownership that has long been central to Black and Indigenous subjugation. By reading...
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American Literature (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 (2010) 82 (3): 583–610.
Published: 01 September 2010
..., and 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...
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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...
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American Literature (2009) 81 (1): 7–34.
Published: 01 March 2009
... to 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...
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American Literature (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 11218865.
Published: 07 March 2024
... Jacobs, Mary Prince, Sojourner Truth, and James Baldwin, the essay argues for what it calls the story of the heart : a minoritized account of pain that deforms sentimental language to register at once somatically, mentally, and intersubjectively. Because of its insecure legibility, the story of the heart...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2001) 73 (2): 277–309.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of 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 Southern...
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American Literature (2023) 95 (1): 1–28.
Published: 01 March 2023
... Press . hooks bell . 2015 . Black Looks: Race and Representation . New York : Routledge . Hyde Carrie . 2018 . Civic Longing: The Speculative Origins of US Citizenship . Cambridge , MA: Harvard University Press . Jacobs Harriet . 2001 . Incidents in the Life...
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American Literature (2006) 78 (1): 117–140.
Published: 01 March 2006
... 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 Jacobs’s circulation through space...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (4): 697–706.
Published: 01 December 2020
... V. 1997 . Scenes of Subjection: Terror, Slavery, and Self-Making in Nineteenth-Century America . New York : Oxford Univ. Press . Hartman Saidiya V. 2019 . Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval . New York : W. W. Norton . Jacobs...
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American Literature (2020) 92 (1): 33–59.
Published: 01 March 2020
..., to represent their childhoods. While I discuss some now-canonical narratives by former enslaved people (Frederick Douglass, Harriet Jacobs, Elizabeth Keckley), I also draw on a wider archive of lesser-known texts to show how widespread these generic strategies were. How must they come up with new and flexible...
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American Literature (2021) 93 (1): 148–150.
Published: 01 March 2021
... movement of the late nineteenth century through the mid-twentieth-century publication of Jane Jacobs’s The Death and Life of Great American Cities (1961). If some of the urban thinkers in Rowan’s intellectual history are familiar—Jane Addams, W. E. B. Du Bois, Jacobs—details about the context...
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American Literature (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...
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American Literature (2011) 83 (1): 121–151.
Published: 01 March 2011
... 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 your body until you’re dead. And then they ask you...