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The Resource Specters of democracy : blackness and the aesthetics of politics in the antebellum U.S., Ivy Wilson, (electronic book)

Specters of democracy : blackness and the aesthetics of politics in the antebellum U.S., Ivy Wilson, (electronic book)

Label
Specters of democracy : blackness and the aesthetics of politics in the antebellum U.S.
Title
Specters of democracy
Title remainder
blackness and the aesthetics of politics in the antebellum U.S.
Statement of responsibility
Ivy Wilson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This text interrogates the representational strategies that 19th-century Americans used in art and literature to delineate blackness as an index to the forms of US citizenship. The book reveals how the task of representing African Americans in imaginative expression was part of a larger dilemma concerning representative democracy
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilson, Ivy G
Dewey number
810.9352996073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS153.N5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • African Americans in literature
  • Democracy in literature
  • Nationalism in literature
  • African American authors
  • Discourse analysis, Literary
  • Rhetoric
Target audience
specialized
Label
Specters of democracy : blackness and the aesthetics of politics in the antebellum U.S., Ivy Wilson, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EDZ0000038702
Extent
1 online resource (x, 237 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195337372
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Specters of democracy : blackness and the aesthetics of politics in the antebellum U.S., Ivy Wilson, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
EDZ0000038702
Extent
1 online resource (x, 237 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195337372
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill.
Specific material designation
remote

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