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Author Chakkalakal, Tess

Title Novel bondage : slavery, marriage, and freedom in nineteenth-century America / Tess Chakkalakal

Publ Info Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois Press, [2011]
 RIC  PS217.S55 C45 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  PS217.S55 C45 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  PS217.S55 C45 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 145 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [133]-138) and index
Contents The slave-marriage plot -- Between fiction and experience : William Wells Brown's Clotel -- Dred and the freedom of marriage : Harriet Beecher Stowe's fiction of law -- Free, black, and married : Frank J. Webb's the Garies and their friends -- "A legally unmarried race" : Frances Harper's marital mission -- Wedded to race : Charles Chesnutt's stories of the color line -- Reading Hannah Crafts in the twenty-first century
LC subject Slavery in literature
Marriage in literature
Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions
African Americans in literature
ISBN 9780252036330 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252036336 (cloth : alk. paper)