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The black avenger in Atlantic culture

Author: Grégory Pierrot
Publisher: Athens : The University of Georgia Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English
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"The Black Avenger in Atlantic Culture explores a multicultural and cross-historical network of print material including fiction, drama, poetry, news and historical writing as well as visual culture. It tracks the black avenger trope from its inception in the seventeenth century to the U.S. occupation of Haiti in 1915, a symbolic date marking one end of a regularly renewed representational tradition. In its long  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Grégory Pierrot
ISBN: 9780820354910 0820354910 9780820354927 0820354929
OCLC Number: 1052872728
Description: pages cm
Contents: Stillbirth of a nation: roots of the black avenger --
Genii of the nations: the black avenger between England and France --
A tale of two avengers: the Haitian Revolution and the racial politics of novelty --
Fear of a Black America: literary racial uprisings in the Antebellum United States --
American hero: the black avenger in the age of U.S. empire.
Responsibility: Grégory Pierrot.

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Explores the cultural history of the black avenger, examining a multicultural and cross-historical network of print material including fiction, drama, poetry, news, and historical writing as well as  Read more...

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