U.S. slave revolutions in Atlantic world literature

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Giles, Paul. (2016). U.S. slave revolutions in Atlantic world literature. In In Tawil, Ezra (Ed.). The Cambridge companion to slavery in American literature pp. 186-203 Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CCO9781107270046.012
AuthorsGiles, Paul
EditorsTawil, Ezra
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[Extract] In both literary and historiographic terms, the question of the slave revolution is more complicated to consider in an American context than that of the slave narrative. Whereas slave narratives characteristically involve a form of self-authentication, the explicit bravado of a protagonist declaring himself (or herself) to be free, slave rebellions more frequently involved subterfuge, disguise, the concealment of intentions.

Page range186-203
Year2016
Book titleThe Cambridge companion to slavery in American literature
PublisherCambridge University Press
Place of publicationNew York, NY
ISBN9781107048768
9781107625983
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1017/CCO9781107270046.012
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