Race, slavery, and liberalism in nineteenth-century American literature / Arthur Riss
- Riss, Arthur, 1961-
- Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
- Physical Description:
- viii, 238 pages ; 24 cm.
- Cambridge studies in American literature and culture
- Introduction : 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.
- Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896—Criticism and interpretation
- Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864—Criticism and interpretation
- Race in literature
- Liberalism in literature
- African Americans in literature
- American literature—19th century—History and criticism
- Slavery in literature
- Politics and literature—United States—History—19th century
- United States—Politics and government—1783-1865
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-234) and index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Delaware copy: Purchased with funds from the John D. Vairo Libraries Endowment; 20067.
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