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Author Hager, Christopher, 1974-

Title Word by word : emancipation and the act of writing / Christopher Hager
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (311 pages)
Contents Black Literacy in the White Mind -- The Private Life of the Literate Slave -- Writing a Life in Slavery and Freedom -- The Written We -- Petition and Protest in the Occupied South -- Black Ink, White Pages
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject African American authors -- Political and social views.
African Americans in literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Authors, American -- 19th century -- Political and social views.
Literature and society -- United States.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- United States.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2012016934
ISBN 0674067487 (electronic bk.)
9780674067486 (electronic bk.)