Unexpected places : relocating nineteenth-century African American literature /

In conversation with both archival sources and contemporary scholarship, Unexpected Places calls for a large-scale rethinking of the nineteenth-century African American literary landscape. In addition to revisiting such better-known writers as William Wells Brown, Maria Stewart, and Hannah Crafts, U...

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Main Author: Gardner, Eric.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, ©2009.
Series:Margaret Walker Alexander series in African American studies.
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Online Access:EBSCOhost Available to NLU students, faculty, and staff.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: Duty and daily bread
  • Gateways and borders: Black St. Louis in the 1840s and 1850s
  • Frontiers and domestic centers: Black Indiana,1857-1862
  • The Black West: northern California and beyond, 1865-1877
  • Beyond Philadelphia: the reach of the Recorder, 1865-1880
  • Epilogue: (Re)locating "Hannah Crafts."