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The Resource Chaotic justice : rethinking African American literary history, John Ernest, (electronic book)

Chaotic justice : rethinking African American literary history, John Ernest, (electronic book)

Label
Chaotic justice : rethinking African American literary history
Title
Chaotic justice
Title remainder
rethinking African American literary history
Statement of responsibility
John Ernest
Creator
Subject
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
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Ernest, John
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
LC item number
E75 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • African Americans
  • African Americans in literature
  • Criticism
Label
Chaotic justice : rethinking African American literary history, John Ernest, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10350288
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 316 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780807859834
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Chaotic justice : rethinking African American literary history, John Ernest, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10350288
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 316 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780807859834
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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