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The Resource Philadelphia stories : America's literature of race and freedom, Samuel Otter

Philadelphia stories : America's literature of race and freedom, Samuel Otter

Label
Philadelphia stories : America's literature of race and freedom
Title
Philadelphia stories
Title remainder
America's literature of race and freedom
Statement of responsibility
Samuel Otter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Otter, Samuel
Dewey number
810.9/3587481103
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS255.P5
LC item number
O88 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Literature and history
  • American literature
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Label
Philadelphia stories : America's literature of race and freedom, Samuel Otter
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
31223091062993
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mathew Carey, Absalom Jones, Richard Allen, and the color of fever -- Ministers and criminals: Richard Allen, John Joyce, and Peter Matthias -- Benjamin Rush's heroic interventions -- Mathew Carey's fugitive Philadelphians -- Charles Brockden Brown's experiments in character -- Hugh Henry Brackenridge, and the irrepressible teague -- Edward W. Clay's "Life in Philadelphia" -- "The rage for profiles": silhouettes at Peale's Museum -- Philadelphia metempsychosis in Robert Montgomery Bird's Sheppard Lee -- The peculiar position of our people -- William Whipper and debates in the black conventions -- Disfranchisement and appeal -- Joseph Willson's higher classes of colored society in Philadelphia -- "Doomed to destruction": the history of Pennsylvania hall -- The portraiture of the city of Philadelphia, and Henry James's American scene the mysteries of the city: George Lippard, Edgar Allan Poe -- The fiction of riot: George Lippard, John Beauchamp Jones -- The condition of the free people of color -- The struggle over "Philadelphia": Mary Howard Schoolcraft, Sara Josepha -- Hale, Martin Robison Delany, William Whipper and James McCune Smith -- Whipper Frank J. Webb's the garies and their friends "A rather curious protest" -- Still life in Georgia -- History and farce -- Parlor and riot -- Philadelphia vanitas -- The social experiment in Herman Melville's Benito Cereno
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 396 p.
Isbn
9780195395921
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009029086
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 427704498
  • (OCoLC)427704498
Label
Philadelphia stories : America's literature of race and freedom, Samuel Otter
Publication
Bar code
31223091062993
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Mathew Carey, Absalom Jones, Richard Allen, and the color of fever -- Ministers and criminals: Richard Allen, John Joyce, and Peter Matthias -- Benjamin Rush's heroic interventions -- Mathew Carey's fugitive Philadelphians -- Charles Brockden Brown's experiments in character -- Hugh Henry Brackenridge, and the irrepressible teague -- Edward W. Clay's "Life in Philadelphia" -- "The rage for profiles": silhouettes at Peale's Museum -- Philadelphia metempsychosis in Robert Montgomery Bird's Sheppard Lee -- The peculiar position of our people -- William Whipper and debates in the black conventions -- Disfranchisement and appeal -- Joseph Willson's higher classes of colored society in Philadelphia -- "Doomed to destruction": the history of Pennsylvania hall -- The portraiture of the city of Philadelphia, and Henry James's American scene the mysteries of the city: George Lippard, Edgar Allan Poe -- The fiction of riot: George Lippard, John Beauchamp Jones -- The condition of the free people of color -- The struggle over "Philadelphia": Mary Howard Schoolcraft, Sara Josepha -- Hale, Martin Robison Delany, William Whipper and James McCune Smith -- Whipper Frank J. Webb's the garies and their friends "A rather curious protest" -- Still life in Georgia -- History and farce -- Parlor and riot -- Philadelphia vanitas -- The social experiment in Herman Melville's Benito Cereno
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 396 p.
Isbn
9780195395921
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009029086
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 427704498
  • (OCoLC)427704498

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