The Resource Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the politics of representative identity, Robert S. Levine, (ebook)

Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the politics of representative identity, Robert S. Levine, (ebook)

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Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the politics of representative identity
Title
Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the politics of representative identity
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Robert S. Levine
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eng
Summary
The differences between Frederick Douglass and Martin Delany have historically been reduced to a simple binary pronouncement: assimilationist versus separatist. Now Robert S. Levine restores the relationship of these two important nineteenth-century African American writers to its original complexity. He explores their debates over issues like abolitionism, emigration, and nationalism, illuminating each man's influence on the other's political vision. He also examines Delany and Douglass's debates in relation to their own writings and to the work of Harriet Beecher Stowe. Though each saw himself as the single best representative of his race, Douglass has been accorded that role by history--while Delany, according to Levine, has suffered a fate typical of the black separatist: marginalization. In restoring Delany to his place in literary and cultural history, Levine makes possible a fuller understanding of the politics of antebellum African American leadership
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1953-
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Levine, Robert S.
Dewey number
818/.30808093520396073
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • American prose literature
  • African Americans in literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Douglass, Frederick
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Delany, Martin Robison
  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher
  • Group identity in literature
  • Slavery in literature
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adult
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Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the politics of representative identity, Robert S. Levine, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Isbn
9780807862919
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11718998
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remote
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11718998
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MWT11718998
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the politics of representative identity, Robert S. Levine, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807862919
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11718998
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11718998
System control number
MWT11718998
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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