Race, slavery, and liberalism in nineteenth-century American literature..
by
 
Riss, Arthur, 1961-

Title
Race, slavery, and liberalism in nineteenth-century American literature..

Author
Riss, Arthur, 1961-

ISBN
9780521856744

Personal Author
Riss, Arthur, 1961-

Publication Information
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Physical Description
viii, 238 p.

Series
Cambridge studies in American literature and culture.
 
Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; 150.

Contents
The figure a "person" makes : on the aesthetics of liberalism -- Slaves and persons -- Family values and racial essentialism in Uncle Tom's cabin -- Eva's hair and the sentiments of race -- A is for anything : US liberalism and the making of The scarlet letter -- The art of discrimination : The marble faun, "Chiefly about war matters," and the aesthetics of anti-Black racism -- Freedom, ethics, and the necessity of persons : Frederick Douglass and the scene of resistance.

Personal Subject
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896-Criticism and interpretation.
 
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864-Criticism and interpretation.

Subject Term
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
 
Slavery in literature.
 
Race in literature.
 
Liberalism in literature.
 
African Americans in literature.
 
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.

Geographic Term
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.


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University LibraryBookBILKUTUP0292721PS217.S55 R57 2006Central Campus LibraryCentral Campus Library