Table of contents for In search of Hannah Crafts : critical essays in the bondwoman's narrative / Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Hollis Robbins, eds.

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INTRODUCTION (by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Hollis Robbins)
I. The Literary Marketplace: Between the Sentimental Novel and the Slave Narrative
1 Augusta Rohrbach, "'A Silent Unobtrusive Way': Hannah Crafts and the Literary Marketplace"
2 Lawrence Buell, "Bondwoman Unbound: Crafts's Art and Nineteenth-Century Narrative Practice"
3 William Andrews, "Hannah Crafts's Sense of an Ending"
4 Ann Fabian, "Hannah Crafts, Novelist; or, How a silent observer became 'a dabster at invention'"
5 John Stauffer, "The Problem of Freedom in The Bondwoman's Narrative"
II. Rewriting the Canon
6 Hollis Robbins, "Hannah's Bleak House: Literary Alchemy in The Bondwoman's Narrative"
7 Catherine Keyser, "Jane Eyre, Bondwoman: Hannah Crafts's Rethinking of Charlotte Bronte"
8 Jean Fagan Yellin, "The Bondwoman's Narrative and Uncle Tom's Cabin"
9 Shelley Fisher Fishkin, "The Bondwoman's Escape: Hannah Crafts Rewrites the First Play Published by an African American"
III. Antebellum Contexts
10 Dickson D. Bruce, Jr., "Mrs. Henry's 'Solemn Promise' in Historical Perspective"
11 William Gleason, "'I Dwell Now in a Neat Little Cottage': Architecture, Race, and Desire in The Bondwoman's Narrative"
12 Bryan Sinche, "Godly Rebellion in The Bondwoman's Narrative"
IV. African-American Gothic
13 Russ Castronovo, "The Art of Ghost-Writing: Memory, Materiality, and Slave Aesthetics"
14 Patricia Wald, "Hannah crafts"
15 Christopher Castiglia, "'I found a life of freedom all my fancy had pictured it to be': Hannah Crafts's Visual Speculation and the Inner Life of Slavery"
16 Karen Sanchez-Eppler, "Gothic Liberties and Fugitive Novels: Hannah Crafts's The Bondwoman's Narrative"
17 Robert S. Levine, "Trappe(d): Race and Genealogical Haunting in The Bondwoman's Narrative"
18 Zoe Trodd, "'Don't speak dearest, it will make you worse': The Bondwoman's Narrative, the Afro-American Literary Tradition, and the Trope of the Lying Book"
V. In Search of an Author
19 Nina Baym, "The Case for Hannah Vincent"
20 Rudolph P. Byrd, "The Outsider Within: The Acquisition and Application of Forms of Oppositional Knowledge in Hannah Crafts's The Bondwoman's Narrative"
21 Tom Parramore, The Bondwoman and the Bureaucrat"
22 Katherine E. Flynn, "Jane Johnson, Found! But is she 'Hannah Crafts'? The Search for the Author of The Bondwoman's Narrative"
23 Joe Nickell, "Searching for Hannah Crafts"
VI. Reviews
24 Douglas Field, "Slaves and editors" (TLS, November 15, 2002)
25 Hilary Mantel, "The Shape of Absence" (London Review of Books, August 8, 2002)
26 John Bloom, "Literary Blackface" (National Review, July 26, 2002)
27 Ira Berlin, "Desperate Measures" (Washington Post, June 23, 2002)
28 Mia Bay, "The Bondwoman's Narrative: An 1850s Account of Slave Life" (NYT May 12, 2002)

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Crafts, Hannah, Bondwoman's narrative, Women and literature United States History 19th century, African American women in literature, Racially mixed people in literature, Passing (Identity) in literature, North Carolina In literature, Plantation life in literature, Fugitive slaves in literatue, Virginia In literature, Slavery in literature