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Contents Acknowledgments iv Introduction 1 1. Democratic Discourses: Visiting the National Anti-Slavery Bazaar 26 2. Bodily Democracy: Frances Ellen Watkins and Walt Whitman Sing the Body Electric 67 3. Gender Democracy: Margaret Fuller and Sojourner Truth Argue the Case of Woman Versus Women 100 4. Economic Democracy: Frederick Douglass and Henry David Thoreau Negotiate the Mason-Dixon Line 135 5. Aesthetic Democracy: Harriet Beecher Stowe and Harriet Jacobs Represent the End(s) of Slavery 178 Conclusion 226 Notes 242 Works Cited 277 Index 316
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American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Slavery in literature.
American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Radicalism -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Abolitionists -- United States -- Intellectual life.
Antislavery movements in literature.
African Americans in literature.
Radicalism in literature.