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Title Democratic discourses : the radical abolition movement and antebellum American literature / Michael Bennett.
Author Bennett, Michael, 1962-
Publication New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2005]
Copyright date ©2005
Description x, 223 pages ; 24 cm
Call # 810.9355 B
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-198) and index.
Contents Democratic discourses: visiting the national anti-slavery bazaar -- Bodily democracy: Frances Ellen Watkins and Walt Whitman sing the body electric -- Gender democracy: Margaret Fuller and Sojourner Truth argue the case of woman versus women -- Economic democracy: Frederick Douglass and Henry David Thoreau negotiate the Mason-Dixon line -- Aesthetic democracy: Harriet Beecher Stowe and Harriet Jacobs represent the end(s) of slavery.
Subject American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Slavery in literature.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Abolitionists -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Antislavery movements in literature.
African Americans in literature.
Radicalism in literature.
ISBN 0813535727 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813535722 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813535735 (pbk. : alk. paper) :
9780813535739 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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