Creole crossings : domestic fiction and the reform of colonial slavery (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Creole crossings : domestic fiction and the reform of colonial slavery

Author: Carolyn Vellenga Berman
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The character of the Creole woman - the descendant of settlers or slaves brought up on the colonial frontier - is a familiar one in nineteenth-century French, British, and American literature. In Creole Crossings, Carolyn Vellenga Berman examines the use of this recurring figure in such canonical novels as Jane Eyre, Uncle Tom's Cabin, and Indiana, as well as in the antislavery discourse of the period. "Creole" in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Vellenga Berman
ISBN: 0801443849 9780801443848
OCLC Number: 60743160
Description: xi, 240 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : domestic fiction and colonial slavery --
"Creoles and creolified" --
Creole nation : Paul et Virginie --
Revising Virginia : Belinda, Indiana, and La fille aux yeux d'or --
Colonial madness in Jane Eyre --
Legitimate families : Uncle Tom's cabin and Incidents in the life of a slave girl --
Indicting domestic fiction : Wide Sargasso Sea.
Responsibility: Carolyn Vellenga Berman.
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The character of the Creole woman-the descendant of settlers or slaves brought up on the colonial frontier-is a familiar one in nineteenth-century French, British, and American literature. In Creole  Read more...

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