Antebellum Slave Narratives : Cultural and Political Expressions of Africa
By: Archer, Jermaine O.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Studies in American Popular History and Culture: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2008Description: 1 online resource (143 p.).ISBN: 9780203881682.Subject(s): Africa - In literature | Africa - Politics and government | Africa - Social life and customs | American literature - African American authors - History and criticism | Pan-Africanism in literature | Slave narratives - United States - History and criticism | Slave narrativesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Antebellum Slave Narratives : Cultural and Political Expressions of AfricaDDC classification: 306.3/62092 | 306.3620922 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 "Speaking Guinea and a Mixture of Everything Else": The Slave Narratives of Frederick Douglass Revisited; 2 William Wells Brown: Subtle Whispers of Slave Culture, Pan-Africanism, and Insurgency; 3 "Moses Is Got De Charm": Harriet Tubman's Mosaic Persona; 4 Harriet Jacobs: A Larger Discussion of the John Kuner Parade and Other Cultural Recollections; 5 Discourse on the Slave Narrative and a New Interpretation of Black Anti-Slavery Ideology; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Though America experienced an increase in a native-born population and an emerging African-American identity throughout the nineteenth century, African culture did not necessarily dissipate with each passing decade. Archer examines the slave narratives of four key members of the abolitionist movement-Frederick Douglass, William Wells Brown, Harriet Tubman and Harriet Jacobs-revealing how these highly visible proponents of the antislavery cause were able to creatively engage and at times overcome the cultural biases of their listening and reading audiences. When engaged in public sphere disc
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