Loopholes and Retreats: African American Writers and the Nineteenth Century

Loopholes and Retreats: African American Writers and the Nineteenth Century

by John Cullen Gruesser
     
 

The essays explore the loopholes and retreats employed and exploited by African American polemicists, poets, novelists, slave narrators, playwrights, short story writers, essayists, editors, educators, historians, clubwomen, and autobiographers during the nineteenth century. The contributions use comparative, transnational, literary historical, cultural studies,

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The essays explore the loopholes and retreats employed and exploited by African American polemicists, poets, novelists, slave narrators, playwrights, short story writers, essayists, editors, educators, historians, clubwomen, and autobiographers during the nineteenth century. The contributions use comparative, transnational, literary historical, cultural studies, and Foucauldian perspectives to examine how apparent weakness was turned into strength, and the machinery of oppression into the keys to liberation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783825818920
Publisher:
Lit Verlag
Publication date:
08/31/2009
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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