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The Strangers Book

The Strangers Book explores how a constellation of nineteenth-century African American writers radically reframed the terms of humanism by redefining what it meant to be a stranger.

The Strangers Book
The Human of African American Literature

Lloyd Pratt

2015 | 200 pages | Cloth $55.00 | Paper $26.50
Literature / African-American Studies/African Studies
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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction. Print and the Human
Chapter 1. The Making of Self-Evidence
Chapter 2. Frederick Douglass's Stranger-With-Thee
Chapter 3. Les Apôtres de la Littérature and Les Cenelles
Chapter 4. The Abundant Black Past
Chapter 5. How to Read a Strangers Book
Epilogue. Stranger Literature

Notes
Bibliography
Index
Acknowledgments

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