The Racialization of Print

Joseph Rezek

Boston University

Joseph Rezek is Associate Professor of English at Boston University. He is the author of London and the Making of Provincial Literature: Aesthetics and the Transatlantic Book Trade (Penn Press, 2015), and has published essays in ELH, J19, Early American Literature, Early American Studies, American Literary History, Studies in Romanticism, Essays in Criticism, and Early African American Print Culture (ed. Cohen and Stein). Portions of his current book project, “The Racialization of Print,” will appear in the new Cambridge series, African American Literature in Transition, in volumes edited by Rhondda Thomas and Jasmine N. Cobb.


“The Racialization of Print”Joseph Rezek, Boston University No medium has an inherent ideology, though it may acquire one over time. How do we tell the history of such acquisition? Scholars of the long eighteenth century... [ view full abstract ]


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