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Unexpected places : relocating nineteenth-century African American literature

Author: Eric Gardner
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2009.
Series: Margaret Walker Alexander series in African American studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In conversation with both archival sources and contemporary scholarship, Unexpected Places calls for a large-scale rethinking of the nineteenth-century African American literary landscape. In addition to revisiting such better-known writers as William Wells Brown, Maria Stewart, and Hannah Crafts, Unexpected Places offers the first critical considerations of important figures including William Jay Greenly, Jennie  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gardner, Eric.
Unexpected places.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2009
(DLC) 2009009672
(OCoLC)316232737
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Gardner
ISBN: 9781604732832 1604732830 9781604732849 1604732849
OCLC Number: 316232737
Description: x, 258 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Duty and daily bread --
Gateways and borders: Black St. Louis in the 1840s and 1850s --
Frontiers and domestic centers: Black Indiana,1857-1862 --
The Black West: northern California and beyond, 1865-1877 --
Beyond Philadelphia: the reach of the Recorder, 1865-1880 --
Epilogue: (Re)locating "Hannah Crafts."
Series Title: Margaret Walker Alexander series in African American studies.
Responsibility: Eric Gardner.
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Recovers the work of early African American authors and editors such as Elisha Weaver who have been left off maps drawn by historians and literary critics. Individual chapters restore to  Read more...

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