Rewriting white : race, class, and cultural capital in nineteenth-century America / Todd Vogel

Author(s): Vogel, Todd, 1959-
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Subjects: American literature--Minority authors--History and criticism
Literature and society--United States--History--19th century
American literature--19th century--History and criticism
Minorities--United States--Intellectual life
Social classes in literature
Ethnic groups in literature
Minorities in literature
Ethnicity in literature
Race in literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2004
LC Classification: P, PS
Physical Description: x, 194 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction : recasting the plot 1
Pt. I. Antebellum revisions - public virtue
1. Speaking to the whiteness of the brain 15
2. William Apess's theater and a "native" American history 40
Pt. II. Postbellum revisions - the virtue within
3. Sharpening the pen : racial and aesthetic transformation 65
4. Anna Julia Cooper and the black orator 85
5. Edith Eaton plays the Chinese water lily 103
Alternate Titles: Re-writing white
Notes: LCCN: 2003022258
ISBN: 0813534313 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0813534321 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-185) and index
Contents: Recasting the plot -- Speaking to the whiteness of the brain -- William Apess's theater and a "Native" American history -- Sharpening the pen : racial and aesthetic transformation -- Anna Julia Cooper and the Black orator -- Edith Eaton plays the Chinese water lily
OCLC Number: 53223541
ISBN/ISSN: 0813534313
0813534321