Journals Higher Education

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Published: 29 November 2012

224 Pages

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ISBN: 9780199897704


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Property, Race, and Literature in the Nineteenth Century

Jeffory Clymer

Oxford Studies in American Literary History

  • Sophisticated interdisciplinary treatment of literature's interaction with the law
  • Dramatically revises scholarship on racial identity by emphasizing race's connection to family and property rights
  • Demonstrates that race was entwined with economics well beyond direct issue of slavery in the nineteenth century
  • Nuanced, flexible, non-doctrinaire interpretations of both well-known and less familiar literary works
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