Examines the interaction between civic identity, race and justice in American law and literature.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture Series, #128
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)
- 1780L (what's this?)
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Higher law in the 1850s; 2. The look of higher law: Harriet Beecher Stowe's antislavery fiction; 3. Cosmopolitan constitutionalism: Emerson and Douglass; 4. The positivist alternative; 5. Charles Chesnutt and Moorfield Storey: citizenship and the flux of contract.
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