Freedom's empire : race and the rise of the novel in Atlantic modernity, 1640-1940 / Laura Doyle
- Doyle, Laura (Laura Anne)
- Durham : Duke University Press, 2008.
- Physical Description:
- xii, 578 pages ; 25 cm
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- Atlantic horizon, interior turn: seventeenth-century racial revolution -- Liberty's historiography: James Harrington to Mercy Otis Warren -- The poetics of liberty and the racial sublime -- Entering Atlantic history: Oroonoko, Imoinda, and Behn -- Rape as entry into liberty: Haywood and Richardson -- Transatlantic seductions: Defoe, Rowson, Brown, and Wilson -- Middle-passage plots: Defoe, Equiano, Melville -- At liberty's limits: Walpole and Lewis -- Saxon dissociation in Brockden Brown -- Dispossession in Jacobs and Hopkins -- Freedom by removal in Sedgwick -- "A" for Atlantic in Hawthorne -- Freedom's eastward turn in Eliot's Daniel Deronda -- Trickster epic in Hopkins's contending forces -- Queering freedom's theft in Nella Larsen -- Woolf's queer Atlantic oeuvre.
- 9780822341352 (alk. paper)
0822341352 (alk. paper)
9780822341598 (pbk. : alk. paper)
082234159X (pbk. : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages -553) and index.
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