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Antebellum slave narratives

Jermaine O. Archer

Antebellum slave narratives

cultural and political expressions of Africa

by Jermaine O. Archer

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Slave narratives -- United States -- History and criticism,
  • American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism,
  • Pan-Africanism in literature,
  • Africa -- In literature,
  • Africa -- Social life and customs,
  • Africa -- Politics and government

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Jermaine O. Archer.
    SeriesStudies in American popular history and culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE444 .A73 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22501169M
    ISBN 100415990270, 0203881680
    ISBN 109780415990271, 9780203881682
    LC Control Number2008036728


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Antebellum Slave Narratives (Studies in American Popular History and Culture) [Jermaine O. Archer] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Though America experienced an increase in a native-born population and an emerging African-American identity throughout the nineteenth centuryCited by: 1.

Antebellum Slave Narratives: Cultural and Political Expressions of Africa (Studies in American Popular History and Culture) 1st Edition byCited by: 1. Antebellum Slave Narratives: Cultural and Political Expressions of Africa (Studies in American Popular Antebellum slave narratives book and Culture) - Kindle edition by Jermaine O.

Archer. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Archer examines the slave narratives of four key members of the abolitionist movement—Frederick Douglass, William Wells Brown, Harriet Tubman and Harriet Jacobs—revealing how these highly visible proponents of the antislavery cause were able to creatively engage and at times overcome the cultural biases of their listening and reading.

Juxtaposing pictorial and literary representations, the book argues that the visual offered an alternative to literacy for current and former slaves, whose works mobilize forms of illustration that subvert dominant representations of slavery by both apologists and by: The first book to represent these slave narratives as literary in the complete sense of the word, and the first study to call attention to the significance of gender in the narratives, Witnessing.

Soul by Soul tells the story of slavery in antebellum America by moving away from the cotton plantations and into the slave market itself, the heart of the domestic slave trade. Taking us inside the New Orleans slave market, the largest in the nation, wheremen, women, and children were packaged, priced, and sold, Walter Johnson transforms the statistics of this Cited by: Exodus narrative in Antebellum America From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Exodus Narrative in Antebellum America was repeatedly used in early American history.

Both slaves and slaveowners used the traditional biblical story to not only form their respective identities but also to define their purpose in ntaries: Unchained Memories. By slavery was primarily located in the South, where it existed in many different forms. African Americans were enslaved on small farms, large.

The Slave Community: Plantation Life in the Antebellum South is a book written by American historian John W. Blassingame. Published init is one of the first historical studies of slavery in the United States to be presented from the perspective of the : John W.

Blassingame. The finest of the antebellum narratives written by a woman is Linda: Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. Written by Herself. Originally published under the pseudonym Linda Brent inthe narrative was long thought to be a fiction written by Lydia Maria : Lynn Orilla Scott.

Inthe total slave population in the U.S. was more than 2 million (U.S. Census), worth over a billion dollars to their owners. The economic importance of slavery increased in the years.

The first noteworthy slave narrative was "The Interesting Narrative of the Life of O. Equiano, or G. Vassa, the African," which was published in London in the late s. The book’s author, Olaudah Equiano, had been born in present-day Nigeria in the s.

He was taken into slavery when he was about 11 years old. there is the slave narration and there is the reformist editor; therefore, authenticity of the narratives is in doubt, for being used as abolitionist propaganda.

An ex-slave, Omar Ibn Said, left more than fourteen manuscripts; only one of these was. In the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself became an antebellum international best seller.

A fugitive from Maryland slavery, Douglass spent four years honing his skills as an abolitionist lecturer before. Read "Antebellum Slave Narratives Cultural and Political Expressions of Africa" by Jermaine O.

Archer available from Rakuten Kobo. Though America experienced an increase in a native-born population and an emerging African-American identity throughout Brand: Taylor And Francis. Summary: This book examines the slave narratives of key members of the abolitionist movementFrederick Douglass, William Wells Brown, Harriet Tubman and Harriet Jacobsrevealing how these highly visible proponents of the antislavery cause were able to engage and at times overcome the cultural biases of their listening and reading audiences.

7 for bringing up the topic of black slaves holders, because they deemed it part of a history that had best be forgotten. Slave Moth is unique for its narrative style: it is written entirely in verse. It also touches upon the topic of a slave’s love for her master. The Paperback of the Antebellum Slave Narratives: Cultural and Political Expressions of Africa by Jermaine O.

Archer at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping Due to COVID, orders may be : Source: WPA Slave Narrative Collection, National Archives Illustrations to Repression & Slave Resistance. Illustration Poor white patrollers regulated the movements of Appalachian slaves, and regional slave narratives include numerous instances of resistance against patrollers.

More often than they punished any other offense. The slave narratives are interesting reading, but background knowledge is necessary for an informed arguement. Johnson's book provides the needed background and helps put those narratives in context.

READ THIS BOOK and see what life was like in an antibellum slave by: Narratives of the antebellum period, usually written by fugitive slaves, focused primarily on the experiences of African Americans held in bondage in the South.

Many antebellum narrators depicted slavery as a condition of extreme physical, intellectual, emotional, and. After being subjected to a century of what John Sekora aptly called “cultural repression” (), antebellum slave narratives have taken. Linguists, historians, and literary scholars have examined the variety of antebellum slave narratives and determined that most of them have certain characteristics in common.

One is the linear narrative structure, focusing on the individual's journey from enslavement to freedom. The Genesis of Liberation recovers the early history of black biblical interpretation and will help to expand understandings of African American hermeneutics. The Genesis of Liberation: Biblical Interpretation in the Antebellum Narratives of the Enslaved () by Emerson B.

Powery, Rodney S. Sadler : The neo-slave narrative reconfigures generic conventions of the historical antebellum and post-emancipation slave narrative with an emphasis on what Sharpe (cited under Black Women’s Voices) calls the “formation of post-slavery subjects” that centers the subjectivity of the enslaved African’s experience.

Primary Sources: Slavery & Abolition Women Search this Guide Search. Primary Sources: Slavery & Abolition: Women A selection of books/e-books available in Trible Library.

is the most widely-read female antebellum slave narrative" Documenting the American South. Louisa Picquet, the Octoroon, or, Inside Views of Southern Domestic Life. The Genesis of Liberation: Biblical Interpretation in the Antebellum Narratives of the Enslaved - eBook () by Emerson B.

Powery, Rodney S. Sadler : Ebook. It has been said that "the antebellum slave narrative carried a black message inside a white envelope" (). This new genre of writing was popular from to It encapsulated religious, political, economic, and literary elements that were significant to the growing movement towards freedom and abolishment of slavery.

narratives are often thornier for the critic than for the historian.) Before the Emancipa- tion Proclamation at least two major types appeared.

The earlier includes the nearly narratives published separately-as broadside, pamphlet, or book-between about and Later, brief accounts of slave lives were published in abolitionistFile Size: 2MB.

Get this from a library. Antebellum slave narratives: cultural and political expressions of Africa. [Jermaine O Archer]. Slave narratives recount the personal experiences of antebellum slaves or former slaves, and comprise one of the most extensive and influential traditions in African American literature and culture.

Slave narratives were hugely popular in the 19th and early 20th centuries, with many going through multiple reprintings and selling tens of thousands of copies. How to Access Slave Narratives Online.

The WPA Collection of Slave Narratives is now online at the Library of Congress website, so you will be able to access most of the Appalachian narratives at that site.

Greenwood Press has posted the entire WPA collection online; however, a subscription fee is required. The first book to represent these slave narratives as literary in the complete sense of the word, and the first study to call attention to the significance of gender in the narratives, Witnessing Slavery will be welcomed by both general readers and students of the American south, slavery, the Civil War, and race issues.

Here is how the critics. Abstract. In this essay I look at three canonical antebellum slave narratives from a book-historical perspective—the narratives of James Williams (), Frederick Douglass (), and Solomon Northup ()—to show that, despite similarities in terms of content, these works differed greatly in both formal and cultural by: 5.

With Hammon’s narrative written inthe book segues into a discussion of slave narratives and other accounts of black bondage from the antebellum era. Green notes that the selected texts introduce readers to various forms of confinement and servitude that aren’t commonly known or discussed.

While the nature of the evidence has lead some scholars to refrain from using it—historian Walter Johnson, in his book Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market, wrote that he didn Author: Rebecca Onion. Learning Activity – Secondary Level Slavery In the Antebellum South: Varying the Learning Process with Primary Sources slavery in the antebellum South from the Library of Congress.

It is tiered to accommodate Skidmore Nodaway County, Missouri: WPA Slave Narrative Project, Missouri Narratives, Volume Library of Congress, Manuscript File Size: 1MB. Free Online Library: "The strangest freaks of despotism": queer sexuality in Antebellum African American slave narratives.(Critical essay) by "African American Review"; Literature, writing, book reviews Ethnic, cultural, racial issues African American literature Criticism and interpretation African American authors Antebellum period, Social aspects.

InKent was the first lawyer in the United States to win a case to free a slave, Jenny Slew. He also won a trial in the Old County Courthouse for a slave named Ceasar Watson ().

[] Kent also handled Lucy Pernam's divorce and the freedom suits of Rose and Salem Orne.