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The Resource The slave in the swamp : disrupting the plantation narrative, William Tynes Cowan

The slave in the swamp : disrupting the plantation narrative, William Tynes Cowan

Label
The slave in the swamp : disrupting the plantation narrative
Title
The slave in the swamp
Title remainder
disrupting the plantation narrative
Statement of responsibility
William Tynes Cowan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cowan, William Tynes
Dewey number
326/.0973
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.S58
LC item number
C69 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Literary criticism and cultural theory
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American fiction
  • Slavery in literature
  • American fiction
  • Fugitive slaves in literature
  • Plantation life in literature
  • Southern States
Label
The slave in the swamp : disrupting the plantation narrative, William Tynes Cowan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: into the dismal swamp -- Identity and the dynamics of space -- Sambo, Nat, and the gentleman planter: notions of self on the plantation -- The slave in the swamp: claiming space -- John Pendleton Kennedy's Swallow barn and the birth of plantation literature -- Literary swamps of the 1850s -- Proslavery writers in the wake of Uncle Tom's Cabin -- African American views of the swamp: slave narratives and early fiction -- Stowe's Dred and the discourse of violence in the 1850s -- Reconciliation and the lost cause -- Dredging the swamps: Joel Chandler Harris and the packaging of African American folklore -- The cult of the lost cause and Thomas Nelson Page's "No Haid Pawn" -- George Washington Cable's The Grandissimes and plantation narrative(s) -- Conclusion: the body of the maroon
Control code
57068672
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 285 pages
Isbn
9780415972161
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004024935
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The slave in the swamp : disrupting the plantation narrative, William Tynes Cowan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-276) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: into the dismal swamp -- Identity and the dynamics of space -- Sambo, Nat, and the gentleman planter: notions of self on the plantation -- The slave in the swamp: claiming space -- John Pendleton Kennedy's Swallow barn and the birth of plantation literature -- Literary swamps of the 1850s -- Proslavery writers in the wake of Uncle Tom's Cabin -- African American views of the swamp: slave narratives and early fiction -- Stowe's Dred and the discourse of violence in the 1850s -- Reconciliation and the lost cause -- Dredging the swamps: Joel Chandler Harris and the packaging of African American folklore -- The cult of the lost cause and Thomas Nelson Page's "No Haid Pawn" -- George Washington Cable's The Grandissimes and plantation narrative(s) -- Conclusion: the body of the maroon
Control code
57068672
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 285 pages
Isbn
9780415972161
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004024935
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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