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Title Subjects and citizens : nation, race, and gender from Oroonoko to Anita Hill / edited by Michael Moon and Cathy N. Davidson.
Imprint Durham : Duke University Press, 1995.

Subject American literature -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
National characteristics, American, in literature.
Politics and literature -- United States -- History.
Literature and society -- United States -- History.
Authors, American -- Political and social views.
Gender identity in literature.
Ethnic relations in literature.
Race relations in literature.
Sex role in literature.
Alt Name Moon, Michael.
Davidson, Cathy N., 1949-
Add Title Subjects & citizens
Description vi, 529 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0822315394 (acid-free paper)
0822315297 (acid-free paper)
OCLC # 32167062
Table of Contents
 Introduction / Michael Moon, Cathy N. Davidson1
 Letting Go Our Grand Obsessions: Notes Toward a New Literary History of the American Frontiers / Annette Kolodny9
 Oroonoko's Gendered Economies of Honor/Horror: Reframing Colonial Discourses Studies in the Americas / Stephanie Athey, Daniel Cooper Alarcon27
 Race and Sensibility in the Early Republic: Ann Eliza Bleecker and Sarah Wentworth Morton / Julie Ellison57
 Vanishing Americans: Gender, Empire, and New Historicism / Lora Romero87
 Amorous Bondage: Poe, Ladies, and Slaves / Joan Dayan109
 Critiques from Within: Antebellum Projects of Resistance / Maggie Sale145
 Radical Configurations of History in the Era of American Slavery / Russ Castronovo169
 White Slaves: The Mulatto Hero in Antebellum Fiction / Nancy Bentley195
 Masculinity and Self-Performance in the Life of Black Hawk / Timothy Sweet219
 Constructing the Black Masculine: Frederick Douglass, Booker T. Washington, and the Sublimits of African American Autobiography / Maurice Wallace245
 Mark Twain and the Diseases of the Jews / Sander L. Gilman271
 Warring Fictions: Iola Leroy and the Color of Gender / Elizabeth Young293
 "Alien Hands": Kate Chopin and the Colonization of Race / Michele A. Birnbaum319
 "The Direction of the Howling": Nationalism and the Color Line in Absalom, Absalom! / Barbara Ladd345
 Border Subjects and Transnational Sites: Americo Paredes's The Hammon and the Beans and Other Stories / Ramon Saldivar373
 Remodeling the Model Home in Uncle Tom's Cabin and Beloved / Lori Askeland395
 A Zuni Raconteur Dons the Junco Shirt: Gender and Narrative Style in the Story of Coyote and Junco / Siobhan Senier417
 "We Murder Who We Were": Jasmine and the Violence of Identity / Kristin Carter-Sanborn433
 The Queen of America Goes to Washington City: Harriet Jacobs, Frances Harper, Anita Hill / Lauren Berlant455
 The Body Politic / Karla F. C. Holloway481

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