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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2018) 73 (1): 94–118.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Maria Seger Maria Seger, “Deferred Lynching and the Moral High Ground in Charles W. Chesnutt’s The Marrow of Tradition ” (pp. 94–118) As a literary trope, deferred lynching can attempt to establish lynching as a moral act: the deferral implies that mobs never lynch innocent men or that they always...