Loopholes and Retreats: African American Writers and the Nineteenth Century

ab 24,90 

John Cullen Gruesser, Hanna Wallinger (Eds.)

ISBN 978-3-8258-1892-0
Band-Nr. 17
Jahr 2009
Seiten 208
Bindung broschiert

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The essays in this volume, edited by John Cullen Gruesser and Hanna
Wallinger, explore the loopholes and retreats employed and exploited by
African American polemicists, poets, novelists, slave narrators,
playwrights, short story writers, essayists, editors, educators,
historians, clubwomen, and autobiographers during the nineteenth century.
These exciting contributions use historicist, comparative, transnational,
literary historical, cultural studies, and Foucauldian perspectives to
examine how apparent weakness was turned into strength, defensiveness into
offensiveness, and the machinery of oppression into the keys to

John Cullen Gruesser teaches English and American Studies at Kean
University, USA.

Hanna Wallinger teaches American Studies at Salzburg
University, Austria.