The Oxford handbook of the African American slave narrative / edited by John Ernest.

This volume approaches the history of slave testimony in three ways: by prioritising the broad tradition over individual authors; by representing inter-disciplinary approaches to slave narratives; and by highlighting emerging scholarship on slave narratives, concerning both established debates over...

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Other Authors: Ernest, John (Editor)
Format: Electronic
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Series:Oxford handbooks.
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Table of Contents:
  • Slave narratives and historical memory / Mitch Kachun
  • Slave narratives and archival research / Eric Gardner
  • Slave narratives and historical understanding / Dickson D. Bruce, Jr.
  • Slave narratives and US legal history / Jeannine Marie DeLombard
  • The WPA narratives as historical sources / Marie Jenkins Schwartz
  • The other slave narratives: the Works Progress Administration interviews / Sharon Ann Musher
  • The witness of African American folkways: the landscape of slave narratives / John Michael Vlach
  • The slave narrative as material text / Teresa A. Goddu
  • Reading communities: slave narratives and the discursive reader / Dwight A. McBride and Justin A. Joyce
  • A reflection on the slave narrative and American literature / Kenneth W. Warren
  • Slave narratives and visual culture / Marcus Wood
  • Slave narratives, 1865-1900 / William L. Andrews
  • "This horrible exhibition": sexuality in slave narratives / Aliyyah I. Abdur Rahman
  • "There is might in each": slave narratives and Black feminism / DoVeanna S. Fulton
  • "I rose a freeman": power, property, and the performance of manhood in slave narratives / Maurice O. Wallace
  • Family and community in slave narratives / Brenda E. Stevenson
  • Collaborative American slave narratives / Barbara McCaskill
  • Environmental criticism and the slave narratives / Kimberly K. Smith
  • Locating slave narratives / Rhondda Robinson Thomas
  • Slave narratives and hemispheric studies / Winfried Siemerling
  • Caribbean slave narratives / Nicole N. Aljoe
  • Slave narratives, the Romantic imagination, and transatlantic literature / Helen Thomas
  • "Puzzling the intervals": Blind Tom and the poetics of the sonic slave narrative / Daphne A. Brooks
  • The truth of slave narratives: slavery's traces in postmemory narratives in postemancipation life / Joycelyn K. Moody.