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Sibling Romance in American Fiction, 1835-1900.

By: VanDette, Emily E.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013Description: 1 online resource (220 p.).ISBN: 9781137316905.Subject(s): American fiction - 19th century - History and criticism | American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Attachment behavior in literature | Attachment behavior in literature | Brothers and sisters in literature | Brothers and sisters in literature | Love in literature | Love in literature | Social values in literature | Social values in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sibling Romance in American Fiction, 1835-1900DDC classification: 813.509355 | 813/.509355 LOC classification: PS374.B77 V36 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Invisibility of White Complicity in Hyper-incarceration; Part I: Structure; 1 Hyper-incarceration of African Americans and Latinos in Historical Context; 2 White Complicity in US Hyper-incarceration; Part II: Culture; 3 The Myth of the Dangerous Black Man; 4 Hip Hop and the Seditious Reinvention of the Dangerous Black Man; Part III: Spirituality; 5 A Spirituality of White Nonviolent Resistance to the Reality of Hyper-incarceration
6 Contemplative Action: Toward White Nonviolent Resistance to Hyper-incarcerationIndex
Summary: This study posits that the narrative of sibling love as a culturally significant tradition in nineteenth-century American fiction. Ultimately, Emily E. VanDette suggests that these novels contribute to historical conversations about affiliation in such tumultuous contexts as sectional divisions, slavery debates, the Civil War, and Reconstruction.
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Cover; Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: The Invisibility of White Complicity in Hyper-incarceration; Part I: Structure; 1 Hyper-incarceration of African Americans and Latinos in Historical Context; 2 White Complicity in US Hyper-incarceration; Part II: Culture; 3 The Myth of the Dangerous Black Man; 4 Hip Hop and the Seditious Reinvention of the Dangerous Black Man; Part III: Spirituality; 5 A Spirituality of White Nonviolent Resistance to the Reality of Hyper-incarceration

6 Contemplative Action: Toward White Nonviolent Resistance to Hyper-incarcerationIndex

This study posits that the narrative of sibling love as a culturally significant tradition in nineteenth-century American fiction. Ultimately, Emily E. VanDette suggests that these novels contribute to historical conversations about affiliation in such tumultuous contexts as sectional divisions, slavery debates, the Civil War, and Reconstruction.

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Emily E. VanDette is an assistant professor of English at SUNY Fredonia.

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