Ira Aldridge: The Vagabond Years, 1833-1852

Ira Aldridge: The Vagabond Years, 1833-1852

by Bernth Lindfors

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781580463942
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 10/30/2011
Series: Rochester Studies in African History and the Diaspora Series
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Bernth Lindfors is professor emeritus of English and African literatures, University of Texas at Austin.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations viii

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

1 Creative Responses 7

2 Moving On 19

3 Seymour and Company 27

4 Playing Independently 43

5 Meanwhile, in London 59

6 Trouping through the North 81

7 Touching All the Bases 92

8 Adventures on the Road 102

9 Staging a Comeback 114

10 Engaged at the Surrey 137

11 Back on Tour 148

12 Reviving Aaron 161

13 Last Stages 173

Notes 187

Selected Bibliography 225

Index 229

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