Early African American print culture

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Contributors: Cohen, Lara Langer., Stein, Jordan Alexander.
Format: Book
Published: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press : Library Company of Philadelphia, c2012.
Edition:1st ed.
Series:Material texts.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Early African American print culture /
  • Lara Langer Cohen, Jordan Alexander Stein
  • Pt. 1. Vectors of movement.
  • The print Atlantic: Phillis Wheatley, Ignatius Sancho, and the cultural significance of the book /
  • Joseph Rezek ;
  • The unfortunates: what the life spans of early Black books tell us about book history /
  • Joanna Brooks ;
  • Frances Ellen Watkins Harper and the circuits of abolitionist poetry /
  • Meredith L. McGill ;
  • Early African American print culture and the American West /
  • Eric Gardner
  • Pt. 2. Racialization and identity production.
  • Apprehending early African American literary history /
  • Jeannine Marie DeLombard ;
  • Black voices, white print: racial practice, print publicity, and order in the early American republic /
  • Corey Capers ;
  • Slavery, imprinted: the life and narrative of William Grimes /
  • Susanna Ashton ;
  • Bottles of ink and reams of paper: Clotel, racialization, and the material culture of print /
  • Jonathan Senchyne
  • Pt. 3. Adaptation, citation, deployment.
  • Notes from the state of Saint Domingue: the practice of citation in Clotel /
  • Lara Langer Cohen ;
  • The canon in front of them: African American deployments of "The charge of the light brigade" /
  • Daniel Hack ;
  • Another long bridge: reproduction and reversion in Hagar's daughter /
  • Holly Jackson ;
  • "Photographs to answer our purposes": representations of the Liberian landscape in colonization print culture /
  • Dalila Scruggs ;
  • Networking Uncle Tom's Cabin;
  • or, Hyper Stowe in early African American print culture /
  • Susan Gillman
  • Pt. 4. Public performances.
  • The lyric public of Les Cenelles /
  • Lloyd Pratt ;
  • Imagining a state of fellow citizens: early African American politics of publicity in the Black state conventions /
  • Derrick R. Spires ;
  • "Keep it before the people": the pictorialization of American abolitionism /
  • Radiclani Clytus ;
  • John Marrant blows the French horn: print, performance, and the making of publics in early African American literature /
  • Elizabeth Maddock Dillon.