Race, Citizenship, and Law in American Literature / Edition 1

Race, Citizenship, and Law in American Literature / Edition 1

by Gregg D. Crane
     
 

Examines the interaction between civic identity, race and justice in American law and literature.See more details below

Overview

Examines the interaction between civic identity, race and justice in American law and literature.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521010931
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/01/2002
Series:
Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture Series, #128
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Meet the Author

Gregg Crane is Assistant Professor of English at Miami University. He has been a member of the State Bar of California since 1986. He has published in American Literary History, American Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature and Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction1
1Higher law in the 1850s12
2The look of higher law: Harriet Beecher Stowe's antislavery fiction56
3Cosmopolitan constitutionalism: Emerson and Douglass87
4The positivist alternative131
5Charles Chesnutt and Moorfield Storey: citizenship and the flux of contract183
Notes223
Index293

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