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Author Chiles, Katy L.
Title Transformable race [electronic resource] : surprising metamorphoses in the literature of early America / Katy L. Chiles.
Publication Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2014]



Descript xi, 315 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction: surprising metamorphoses -- Becoming colored in Occom and Wheatley's early America -- To make Samson Occom "so" -- "To make a poet black" -- The political bodies of Benjamin Franklin and Hendrick Aupaumut -- You are what you eat; or, Franklin's practice makes (almost) perfect -- Hendrick Aupaumut's own color -- Transforming into natives: Crèvecoeur, Marrant, and Brown on becoming Indian -- Passing as, transforming into Crèvecoeur's American race -- John Marrant becoming Cherokee -- Edgar Huntly's unsettling transformation -- Doubting transformable race: -- Equiano, Brackenridge, and the textuality of natural history -- To quote and to question: Olaudah Equiano's provocative ends -- Brackenridge and the limits of writing natural history -- Epilogue: interiorizing racial metamorphosis: -- The Algerine captive's language of sympathy.
Note .
ISBN 9780199313501
0199313504
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Author Chiles, Katy L.
Subject American literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Race in literature.
Race awareness in literature.
Race relations in literature.
Human skin colour in literature.
Blacks -- Race identity -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Indians of North America -- Race identity -- History -- 18th century.
Whites -- Race identity -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Descript xi, 315 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction: surprising metamorphoses -- Becoming colored in Occom and Wheatley's early America -- To make Samson Occom "so" -- "To make a poet black" -- The political bodies of Benjamin Franklin and Hendrick Aupaumut -- You are what you eat; or, Franklin's practice makes (almost) perfect -- Hendrick Aupaumut's own color -- Transforming into natives: Crèvecoeur, Marrant, and Brown on becoming Indian -- Passing as, transforming into Crèvecoeur's American race -- John Marrant becoming Cherokee -- Edgar Huntly's unsettling transformation -- Doubting transformable race: -- Equiano, Brackenridge, and the textuality of natural history -- To quote and to question: Olaudah Equiano's provocative ends -- Brackenridge and the limits of writing natural history -- Epilogue: interiorizing racial metamorphosis: -- The Algerine captive's language of sympathy.
Note .
ISBN 9780199313501
0199313504
Author Chiles, Katy L.
Subject American literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Race in literature.
Race awareness in literature.
Race relations in literature.
Human skin colour in literature.
Blacks -- Race identity -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Indians of North America -- Race identity -- History -- 18th century.
Whites -- Race identity -- United States -- History -- 18th century.

Subject American literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Race in literature.
Race awareness in literature.
Race relations in literature.
Human skin colour in literature.
Blacks -- Race identity -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Indians of North America -- Race identity -- History -- 18th century.
Whites -- Race identity -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Descript xi, 315 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction: surprising metamorphoses -- Becoming colored in Occom and Wheatley's early America -- To make Samson Occom "so" -- "To make a poet black" -- The political bodies of Benjamin Franklin and Hendrick Aupaumut -- You are what you eat; or, Franklin's practice makes (almost) perfect -- Hendrick Aupaumut's own color -- Transforming into natives: Crèvecoeur, Marrant, and Brown on becoming Indian -- Passing as, transforming into Crèvecoeur's American race -- John Marrant becoming Cherokee -- Edgar Huntly's unsettling transformation -- Doubting transformable race: -- Equiano, Brackenridge, and the textuality of natural history -- To quote and to question: Olaudah Equiano's provocative ends -- Brackenridge and the limits of writing natural history -- Epilogue: interiorizing racial metamorphosis: -- The Algerine captive's language of sympathy.
Note .
ISBN 9780199313501
0199313504

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