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The Resource Chaotic Justice : Rethinking African American Literary History

Chaotic Justice : Rethinking African American Literary History

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Chaotic Justice : Rethinking African American Literary History
Title
Chaotic Justice
Title remainder
Rethinking African American Literary History
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Language
eng
Summary
Ernest revisits the work of 19th-century writers and activists such as Henry "Box" Brown, Frederick Douglass, Harriet Wilson, William Wells Brown, and Sojourner Truth, demonstrating that their concepts of justice were far more radical than those imagined by most white sympathizers. He offers new principles of justice that grant fragmented histories, partial recoveries, and still-unprinted texts the same value as canonized works. His proposal is both a historically informed critique of the field and an invigorating challenge to present and future scholars of African American literatur
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Chaotic Justice : Rethinking African American Literary History
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Chaotic Justice : Rethinking African American Literary History
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5149/9780807898505_ernest
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgments; INTRODUCTION: Loosed Canons: The Race for Literary History; CHAPTER ONE: Representing Chaos and Reading Race; CHAPTER TWO: Truth Stranger than Fiction: African American Identity and (Auto) Biography; CHAPTER THREE: The Shortest Point between Two Lines: Writing African Americans into American Literary History; CHAPTER FOUR: Choreographing Chaos: African American Literature in Time and Space; CHAPTER FIVE: The Story at the End of the Story: African American Literature and the Civil War; CONCLUSION: Covenants and Communities: The Demands of African American Literature
  • NotesBibliography; Index
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Extent
1 online resource (329 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807898505
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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