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Fugitive vision : slave image and Black identity in antebellum narrative /

Main Author: Chaney, Michael A.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c2008.
Series:Blacks in the diaspora
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Table of Contents:
  • Racing and erasing the slave mother: Frederick Douglass, parodic looks, and ethnographic illustration
  • Looking for slavery at the Crystal Palace: William Wells Brown and the politics of exhibition(ism)
  • The uses in seeing: mobilizing the portrait in drag in Running a thousand miles for freedom
  • Panoramic bodies: from Banvard's Mississippi to Brown's Iron collar
  • The mulatta in the camera: Harriet Jacobs's historicist gazing and Dion Boucicault's mulatta obscura
  • Throwing identity in the poetry-pottery of Dave the potter.