Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American Literature

Unexpected Places: Relocating Nineteenth-Century African American Literature

by Eric Gardner
     
 

An argument for a major remapping of the early African American literary landscapeSee more details below

Overview

An argument for a major remapping of the early African American literary landscape

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781617032110
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
Publication date:
09/23/2011
Series:
Margaret Walker Alexander Series in African American Studies
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.61(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction Duty and Daily Bread 3

Ch. 1 Gateways and Borders: Black St. Louis in the 1840s and 1850s 22

Ch. 2 Frontiers and Domestic Centers: Black Indiana, 1857-1862 56

Ch. 3 The Black West: Northern California and Beyond, 1865-1877 92

Ch. 4 Beyond Philadelphia: The Reach of the Recorder, 1865-1880 133

Epilogue: (Re) Locating "Hannah Crafts" 173

Notes 187

Works Cited 226

Index 247

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