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Published: 29 June 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382393-011
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8239-3
...Maurice Constructing the Black Masculine: Frederick Wallace Douglass, Booker T. Washington, and the Sublimits of African American Autobiography I suspect I must have been born somewhere and at some time.-Booker T. Washington, Up...
Published: 28 April 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381907-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8190-7
Published: 19 April 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383437-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8343-7
...Constructing the Black Masculine: Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, and the Sublimits of African American Autobiography MAURICE WALLACE I suspect I must have been born somewhere and at some time. —Booker T. Washington, Up...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394563-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9456-3
... one  “A More Perfect Likeness” frEdErick douglass and thE iMagE of thE nation Laura Wexler We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union . . . —Preamble to the...
Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822391685-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9168-5
... that is excluded—de facto if not de jure—from politics. Giorgio Agamben, “What Is a People?”1 G 7 H Staging Dissensus Frederick Douglass and “We the People” The aporia of ordinary language that Agamben positions at the heart of “the political...
Published: 25 July 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384045-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8404-5
... 2 Narrative Reversals and Power Exchanges: Frederick Douglass and British Culture Over the last thirty years of the twentieth century, as issues of race and gender became more prominent in American...
Published: 22 May 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383796-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8379-6
... chapter three Constructing the Black Masculine Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, and the Sublimits of African American Autobiography I suspect I must have been born somewhere and at sometime. —Booker T. Washington, Up from Slavery By now, I hope it is...
Published: 30 June 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382645-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8264-5
...American Literature and the New Historicism: The Example of Frederick Douglass Gregory S. Jay Rhetorics of History Even seasoned observers of academic fashions may feel giddy notic• ing the rise of something called the...
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398417-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9841-7
... * Dolan Hubbard Reading Frederick Douglass's Narrative if the Life if Frederick DouBlass, An American Slave, Written by Himself (1845) is liberating and exhilarating for me. On numerous occasions his words have lifted my spirits such as when I was unexpectedly thrust into the spotlight as...
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Published: 01 January 2010
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392675-023
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9267-5
..., presence wrapt in short withdrawals in satin, barbed with waiting, like a woman or a drum frederick douglass 31 ...
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.1215/9780822396031-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9603-1
... FREDERICK DOUGLASS Slaveholding Religion and the Christianity of Christ Why did so many African Americans emerge from slavery's dark veil as self-declared Christians? Baptism and bondage were inherently in conflict...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394563-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9456-3
... two  “Rightly Viewed” thEorizations of sElf in frEdErick douglass’s lEcturEs on PicturEs Ginger Hill Frederick Douglass, an esteemed if oftentimes- controversial orator, writer, and...
Published: 13 January 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7370-4
... Decolonized dialectics does not begin or end with the thinkers considered in this book, and so the conclusion sets out from Frederick Douglass. Despite not having read Hegel’s Phenomenology , Douglass himself enacted—in his fight against the slave breaker Covey—something both akin to Hegel’s...
Published: 05 June 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394563-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9456-3
... were also shaped by those efforts.  No African American figure in the nineteenth century was more effusive or eloquent about the advent of photography than Frederick Douglass, and none evidenced so dialectical an apprehension of its discovery. Although it is mostly for his rhetorical...
...Preface THE PAPERS included in this volume were presented at a con• ference entitled "The Atlantic Slave Trade: Who Gained and Who Lost?" held under the auspices of the Frederick Douglass Institute for African and African-American Studies of the Uni• versity of Rochester in October 1988...
Published: 29 June 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382393-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8239-3
.... I will argue further that the rules of representation in fiction have an analogous force in social life as well: Frederick Douglass was far from the fictional Mulatto type in the pages of antislavery novels, but as a bi• racial man his story nevertheless displays the particular cultural calculus...
Published: 29 June 1995
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382393-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8239-3
... narratives of Harriet Jacobs and Frederick Douglass-that has been excluded from the traditional canon of the antebellum period. For ex• ample, Jane Tompkins has argued for the importance of the cultural work of writing by (white) antebellum women, Susan Harris has proposed a new method for evaluating...
Published: 24 June 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392729-323
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9272-9
... legislature and acting administrator for a period (Lennox Honychurch, The Domi- nica Story: A History of the Island [London: MacMillian Education, 1995], pp. 146–147). 4. Frederick Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave [Dublin: Webb and Chapman, 1845...
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.1215/9780822399889-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9988-9
... intellectual equality with-not dominance over-the collective white man. Frederick Douglass'S 1845 autobiography, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, An American Slave, 6 offers several instances of this subversion and redefinition of white patriarchal ideals. I focus on what he will later call...
Published: 10 October 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384144-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8414-4
... situations in which reading and other literary activities took place but also at the avenues of produc- tion and distribution that gave free black Americans in the urban North access to printed texts. As the well-known example of Frederick Douglass illustrates, it was necessary for slaves to...