Working the Tensions: The Anglo-African Magazine

John Ernest

University of Delaware

John Ernest is Chair of the English Department and the Hugh M. Morris Professor of English at the University of Delaware. He is the author/editor of twelve books and over thirty-five essays. His books include Liberation Historiography: African American Writers and the Challenge of History, 1794-1861 (2004), Chaotic Justice: Rethinking African American Literary History (2009), A Nation within a Nation: Organizing African American Communities before the Civil War (2011), and The Oxford Handbook of the African American Slave Narrative (2014). He serves as co-editor of Regenerations: African American Literature and Culture, a series published by West Virginia University Press. 


This panel eschews consideration of individual genius to examine antebellum African American literary institutions as sites of collective production and dissemination of intellectual knowledge. It focuses on the ways in which... [ view full abstract ]


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P36 » Collaboration and the Production of Intellectual Knowledge: African American Literary Institutions in the Antebellum North (10:15 - Friday, 23rd March, Fiesta I-II)

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