Transatlantic spectacles of race the tragic mulatta and the tragic muse / Kimberly Snyder Manganelli

Author(s): Manganelli, Kimberly Snyder
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Subjects: Race in literature
Tragic, The, in literature
Racially mixed women in literature
Electronic books
Formats: Electronic Resource, Remote
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, c2012. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2012)
Series: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
American literatures initiative
UPCC book collections on Project MUSE
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 1 online resource (256 p.)
Additional Authors: Project Muse
Notes: Invalid LCCN: 2011023487
ISBN: 9780813549910
ISBN: 0813549914
ISBN: 9780813549873 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780813549880 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0813549876
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: Introduction: 'I thought that to seem was to be': spectacles of race in the nineteenth-century transatlantic imaginary -- 'Stamped and molded by pleasure': the transnational mulatta in Jamaica and Saint-Domingue -- 'Fascinating allurements of gold': New Orleans's 'copper-colored nymphs' and the tragic mulatta -- 'Oh heavens! what am I?': the tragic mulatta as sensation heroine -- 'I wonder what market he means that daughter for': the beautiful jewess and the tragic muse -- 'After all, living is but to play a part': the tragic mulatta plays the tragic muse -- Conclusion: 'I know what I am': race and the triumphant 'new woman'
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OCLC Number: muse9780813549910
ISBN/ISSN: 9780813549910
0813549914
9780813549873
9780813549880
0813549876