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Author Laski, Gregory.
Title Untimely democracy [electronic resource] : the politics of progress after slavery / Gregory Laski.
Publication Info New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2018]



Descript xv, 269 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Table of Contents: -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Democracy's Progress -- Chapter One: On the Possibility of Democracy in the Present-Past: Reading Thomas Jefferson and W. E. B. Du Bois in the Times of Slavery and Freedom -- Chapter Two: Narrating the Present-Past in Frederick Douglass's Life and Times -- Chapter Three: Making Reparation; or, How to Count the Wrongs of Slavery -- Chapter Four: Failed Futures: Of Prophecy and Pessimism at the Nadir -- Chapter Five: Pauline E. Hopkins's Untimely Democracy (Stasis, Agitation, Agency) -- Epilogue: Democracy's Plunges.
Note .
ISBN 9780190642792 (hardback)
9780190693817 (epub)
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Author Laski, Gregory.
Subject American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Progress in literature.
Democracy in literature.
Slavery in literature.
African Americans in literature.
Descript xv, 269 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Table of Contents: -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Democracy's Progress -- Chapter One: On the Possibility of Democracy in the Present-Past: Reading Thomas Jefferson and W. E. B. Du Bois in the Times of Slavery and Freedom -- Chapter Two: Narrating the Present-Past in Frederick Douglass's Life and Times -- Chapter Three: Making Reparation; or, How to Count the Wrongs of Slavery -- Chapter Four: Failed Futures: Of Prophecy and Pessimism at the Nadir -- Chapter Five: Pauline E. Hopkins's Untimely Democracy (Stasis, Agitation, Agency) -- Epilogue: Democracy's Plunges.
Note .
ISBN 9780190642792 (hardback)
9780190693817 (epub)
Author Laski, Gregory.
Subject American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Progress in literature.
Democracy in literature.
Slavery in literature.
African Americans in literature.

Subject American literature -- African American authors -- History and criticism.
Progress in literature.
Democracy in literature.
Slavery in literature.
African Americans in literature.
Descript xv, 269 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: -- Table of Contents: -- Acknowledgements -- Introduction: Democracy's Progress -- Chapter One: On the Possibility of Democracy in the Present-Past: Reading Thomas Jefferson and W. E. B. Du Bois in the Times of Slavery and Freedom -- Chapter Two: Narrating the Present-Past in Frederick Douglass's Life and Times -- Chapter Three: Making Reparation; or, How to Count the Wrongs of Slavery -- Chapter Four: Failed Futures: Of Prophecy and Pessimism at the Nadir -- Chapter Five: Pauline E. Hopkins's Untimely Democracy (Stasis, Agitation, Agency) -- Epilogue: Democracy's Plunges.
Note .
ISBN 9780190642792 (hardback)
9780190693817 (epub)

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