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Author Gikandi, Simon, author

Title Slavery and the culture of taste / Simon Gikandi
Published Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 366 pages) : illustrations
Contents Overture: sensibility in the age of slavery -- Intersections: taste, slavery, and the modern self -- Unspeakable events: slavery and white self-fashioning -- Close encounters: taste and the taint of slavery -- "Popping sorrow": loss and the transformation of servitude -- The ontology of play: mimicry and the counterculture of taste
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-352) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Slavery in literature.
Slavery -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011007380
ISBN 1400840112 (electronic bk.)
9781400840113 (electronic bk.)