Journals Higher Education

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Published: 30 January 2014

336 Pages | 9 halftones

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780199313501


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Transformable Race

Surprising Metamorphoses in the Literature of Early America

Katy L. Chiles

  • First detailed study of "literary race" in eighteenth-century America
  • Brings together the scholarly discourses on American Indian identity, the racial regime of African slavery, and the developing discourse of race in eighteenth-century natural history with convincing literary analysis
  • Covers canonical texts by Ben Franklin, Samson Occum, Phillis Wheatley, and J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur
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