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November 2001

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Examines the formation of white middle-class manhood in the U.S.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Contents A prologue to Antebellum literary manhood Writing manhood, staging manhood: cultural authority and the Indian body "De genewin artekil": William Wells Brown, abolitionism, and blackface minstrelsy The Indian in the museum: Henry David Thoreau, Okah Tubbee, and authentic manhood A Rara avis in terris: Poe's "hop-frog" and race in the Antebellum freak show Inward criminality and the shadow of race: The house of the seven gables and daguerreotypy

Portrait

Paul Gilmore is Assistant Professor of English at Bucknell University.

Pressestimmen

"A brilliantly-conceived, carefully-built, nuanced, and important study of the ongoing consolidation of white middle-class manhood in the antebellum United States." - Dana Nelson, author of National Manhood: Capitalist Citizenship and the Imagined Fraternity of White Men
EAN: 9780822327646
ISBN: 0822327643
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DUKE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: November 2001
Seitenanzahl: 288 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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