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The delectable Negro : human consumption and homoeroticism within U.S. slave culture

Author: Vincent Woodard; Justin A Joyce; Dwight A McBride; Patrick E Johnson
Publisher: New York, New York ; London, England : New York University Press, 2014.
Series: Sexual Cultures
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Online-ausgView all editions and formats
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Takes the enslaved person's claims of human consumption seriously, focusing on both the literal starvation of the slave and the tropes of cannibalism on the part of the slaveholder, and further draws  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Vincent Woodard; Justin A Joyce; Dwight A McBride; Patrick E Johnson
ISBN: 9781479815807 1479815802 9780814794616 0814794610 9780814794623 0814794629
OCLC Number: 903294073
Awards: Winner of Lambda Literary Awards (Studies) 2015
Description: Online-Ressource (1 online resource (326 pages)) : illustrations.
Contents: Editor's Note Justin A. JoyceForewordE. Patrick Johnson Introduction: "Master . . . eated me when I was meat" 1. Cannibalism in Transatlantic Context 2. Sex, Honor, and Human Consumption 3. A Tale of Hunger Retold: Ravishment and Hunger in F. Douglass's Life and Writing 4. Domestic Rituals of Consumption 5. Eating Nat Turner 6. The Hungry Nigger Notes BibliographyIndex About the Author About the Editors
Series Title: Sexual Cultures
Responsibility: Vincent Woodard; edited by Justin A. Joyce and Dwight A. McBride; foreword by E. Patrick Johnson.

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"The Delectable Negro uncovers a compelling set of themes in the scholarship on U.S. slave culture: white cannibalism as a significant trope for white depletion of, and desire for, the laboring and Read more...

 
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