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O'Brien, Colleen C.

Race, Romance, and Rebellion

Literatures of the Americas in the Nineteenth Century Colleen C. O'Brien

As in many literatures of the New World grappling with issues of slavery and freedom, stories of racial insurrection frequently coincided with stories of cross-racial romance in nineteenth-century U.S. print culture. Colleen O’Brien explores how authors such as Harriet Jacobs, Elizabeth Livermore,... More