Table of contents for Democratic discourses : the radical abolition movement and antebellum American literature / Michael Bennett.

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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

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

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.