The fugitive's properties : law and the poetics of possession /

'The Fugitive's Properties' uncovers a poetics of intangible personified property emerging out of antebellum laws circulating through key 19th century works of literature, & informing cultural forms such as blackface minstrelsy & early race films.

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Main Author: Best, Stephen Michael.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2004.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:'The Fugitive's Properties' uncovers a poetics of intangible personified property emerging out of antebellum laws circulating through key 19th century works of literature, & informing cultural forms such as blackface minstrelsy & early race films.
Physical Description:1 online resource (xii, 362 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-351) and index.
ISBN:9780226241111
0226241114
9780226044330
0226044335