Antebellum Slave Narratives
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Antebellum Slave Narratives

Cultural and Political Expressions of Africa
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ISBN-13:
9781135855130
Einband:
Ebook
Seiten:
142
Autor:
Jermaine O. Archer
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
eBook Format:
EPUB
Kopierschutz:
2 - DRM Adobe
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

1. "Speaking Guinea and a Mixture of Everything Else": The Slave Narratives of Frederick Douglass Re-visited 2. William Wells Brown: Subtle Whispers of Slave Culture, Pan-Africanism & 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 on Black Anti-Slavery Ideology
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 discourses, these individuals were not, as some scholars have suggested, inclined to accept unconditionally stereotypical constructions of their own identities. Rather they were quite skillful in negotiating between their affinity with antislavery Christianity and their own intimate involvement with slave circle dance and improvisational song, burial rites, conjuration, divination, folk medicinal practices, African dialects and African inspired festivals. The authors emerge as more complex figures than scholars have imagined. Their political views, though sometimes moderate, often reflected a strong desire to strike a fierce blow at the core of the slavocracy.

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