The Resource The war on words : slavery, race, and free speech in American literature, Michael T. Gilmore

The war on words : slavery, race, and free speech in American literature, Michael T. Gilmore

Label
The war on words : slavery, race, and free speech in American literature
Title
The war on words
Title remainder
slavery, race, and free speech in American literature
Statement of responsibility
Michael T. Gilmore
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
CGU
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gilmore, Michael T
Dewey number
810.93552
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Slavery in literature
  • Race in literature
  • Style, Literary
Label
The war on words : slavery, race, and free speech in American literature, Michael T. Gilmore
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part I: Slavery, race, and free speech -- Part II: Antebellum. Emerson: prospects ; Thoreau: words as deeds ; Fuller: history, biography, and criticism ; Hawthorne and the resilience of dissent ; Stowe: from the sacramental to the Old Testamental -- Part III: Antebellum/Postbellum. Speech and silence in Douglass ; Whitman: from sayer-doer to sayer-copyist ; Slit throats in Melville ; "Speak, man!": Billy Budd in the crucible of Reconstruction -- Intertext: "Bartleby, the scrivener" -- Part IV: Postbellum. Tourgée: margin and center ; James and the monotone of reunion ; Was Twain black? ; Crane and the tyranny of twelve ; Choking in Chesnutt ; Dixon and the rebirth of discursive power -- Timeline
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
ix, 330 p.
Isbn
9780226101699
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)868229307
  • 665970
  • (OCoLC)ocn868229307
  • 665970
Label
The war on words : slavery, race, and free speech in American literature, Michael T. Gilmore
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Part I: Slavery, race, and free speech -- Part II: Antebellum. Emerson: prospects ; Thoreau: words as deeds ; Fuller: history, biography, and criticism ; Hawthorne and the resilience of dissent ; Stowe: from the sacramental to the Old Testamental -- Part III: Antebellum/Postbellum. Speech and silence in Douglass ; Whitman: from sayer-doer to sayer-copyist ; Slit throats in Melville ; "Speak, man!": Billy Budd in the crucible of Reconstruction -- Intertext: "Bartleby, the scrivener" -- Part IV: Postbellum. Tourgée: margin and center ; James and the monotone of reunion ; Was Twain black? ; Crane and the tyranny of twelve ; Choking in Chesnutt ; Dixon and the rebirth of discursive power -- Timeline
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Paperback edition.
Extent
ix, 330 p.
Isbn
9780226101699
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)868229307
  • 665970
  • (OCoLC)ocn868229307
  • 665970

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