Characters of blood : black heroism in the transatlantic imagination /

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Main Author: Bernier, Celeste-Marie.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2012.
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264 1 |a Charlottesville :  |b University of Virginia Press,  |c 2012. 
300 |a xxv, 435 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :  |b color illustrations ;  |c 25 cm 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 391-418) and index. 
505 0 |a Preface: "Suppose Nat Turner painted?" -- Introduction. "Their names colonized off": remembering and reimagining black heroism -- "I shed my blood": Toussaint Louverture, myth, history, and the transatlantic imagination -- "N.T. 11 11 31": Nathaniel Turner, symbolism, memorialization, and an experimental poetics -- "No right to be a hero": Sengbe Pieh, resistance, representation, and the politics of seeing -- "Tickety-ump-ump-nicky-nacky": re-creating, reknowing, and refiguring sojourner truth -- "A work of art": Frederick Douglass's "living parchments" and "chattel records" -- "I've seen de real ting": Harriet Tubman, performance, and multiple personae -- Conclusion. "Portals, containers, time capsules, and bridges": acts and arts of black heroism in textual and visual archives. 
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