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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2020) 74 (4): 448–472.
Published: 31 March 2020
...Alexandra Urakova Alexandra Urakova,“‘ I do not want her, I am sure’: Commodities, Gifts, and Poisonous Gifts in Uncle Tom’s Cabin ” (pp. 448–472) This essay focuses on Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Uncle Tom’s Cabin (1852) in discussing the interrelation of sentimentality, slavery, and race. It asks...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2015) 70 (1): 65–101.
Published: 01 June 2015
...Sari Altschuler Sari Altschuler “‘Picture it all, Darley’: Race Politics and the Media History of George Lippard’s The Quaker City ” (pp. 65–101) This essay adresses two related questions. First, how did George Lippard’s The Quaker City develop from a multimedia story told through newspaper...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2013) 68 (3): 323–362.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of race past internecine contentions about the interpretation of this or that biblical verse or curse to a bottom-line Christian-theistic question: What does the enslaved black body signify within a creationist framework? This confrontation of racial slavery as a theodical problem can help us account...
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Nineteenth-Century Literature (2012) 67 (3): 366–396.
Published: 01 December 2012
...Shawn Salvant This essay examines the relationship between Mark Twain’s treatment of race in Pudd’nhead Wilson (1894) and Francis Galton’s investigations into the relative effects of "nature and nurture" in his influential 1875 twin study. While many readings of Twain’s novel assume a shared logic...