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.
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Language:English
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2004.
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245 1 4 |a The fugitive's properties :  |b law and the poetics of possession /  |c Stephen M. Best. 
260 |a Chicago :  |b University of Chicago Press,  |c ©2004. 
300 |a 1 online resource (xii, 362 pages) :  |b illustrations 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-351) and index. 
505 0 |a INTRODUCTION: The Slave's Two Bodies -- Fugitive Property -- The Agency of Form -- Caveat Emptor: Fugitive Sound: Fungible Personhood, Evanescent Property -- Theft and Gift -- Copyright Law -- The Human Phonograph -- The Poetics of Property, 1857: Dred Scott v. Sandford -- Impersonation -- Pro Bono Publico: The Fugitive's Properties: Uncle Tom's Incalculable Dividend -- Fictions of Finance: Puttin' on Old Massa -- Pro Bono Publico -- Tom's par me la -- Castles in the Air -- The Social Covenant of Property -- Cuttin' of Figgers -- Sine Qua Non: Counterfactuals, Causation, and the Tenses of "Separate but Equal" -- In Plain Black and White -- Parallel Tracks -- What Happened in the Tunnel -- CONCLUSION: The Rules of the Game -- Sin and Risk -- Principle and History -- Procedure and Pragmatism. 
588 0 |a Print version record. 
520 8 |a '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. 
600 1 0 |a Stowe, Harriet Beecher,  |d 1811-1896.  |t Uncle Tom's cabin. 
650 0 |a American literature  |y 19th century  |x History and criticism. 
650 0 |a Slavery in literature. 
650 0 |a Fugitive slaves  |x Legal status, laws, etc.  |z United States. 
650 0 |a Law and literature  |x History  |y 19th century. 
650 0 |a African Americans in literature. 
650 0 |a Fugitive slaves in literature. 
650 0 |a Property in literature. 
650 0 |a Race in literature. 
648 7 |a 1800-1899  |2 fast 
655 7 |a Criticism, interpretation, etc.  |2 fast  |0 (OCoLC)fst01411635 
655 7 |a History.  |2 fast  |0 (OCoLC)fst01411628 
776 0 8 |i Print version:  |a Best, Stephen Michael.  |t Fugitive's properties.  |d Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2004  |w (DLC) 2003016071 
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