The Resource Representing African Americans in transatlantic abolitionism and blackface minstrelsy, Robert Nowatzki

Representing African Americans in transatlantic abolitionism and blackface minstrelsy, Robert Nowatzki

Label
Representing African Americans in transatlantic abolitionism and blackface minstrelsy
Title
Representing African Americans in transatlantic abolitionism and blackface minstrelsy
Statement of responsibility
Robert Nowatzki
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this intriguing study, Robert Nowatzki reveals the unexpected relationships between blackface entertainment and antislavery sentiment in the United States and Britain. He contends that the ideological ambiguity of both phenomena enabled the similarities between early minstrelsy and abolitionism in their depictions of African Americans, as well as their appropriations of each otherÆs rhetoric, imagery, sentiment, and characterization. Because the antislavery movement had stronger support in Britain and an association with the middle classes, Nowatzki argues, its conflicts with blackface ente
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
305.896/073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E449
LC item number
.N92 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Representing African Americans in transatlantic abolitionism and blackface minstrelsy, Robert Nowatzki
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Strange bedfellows : blackface minstrelsy and abolitionism in America -- Abolitionism, nationalism, blackface minstrelsy, and racial attitudes in Victorian Britain -- Race, abolitionism, and blackface imagery in Victorian literature -- "Our only truly national poets" : blackface minstrelsy, slave narratives, cultural nationalism, and the American Renaissance -- Blackface tropes in nineteenth-century American literature
Control code
ocn659561163
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 216 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807137451
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25713474
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)659561163
  • pebcs0807136409

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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