The poetics of sovereignty in American literature, 1885-1910 /

During the Progressive Era, the United States regularly suspended its own laws to regulate racialized populations. Judges and administrators relied on the rhetoric of sovereignty to justify such legal practices, while in American popular culture, sovereignty helped authors coin tropes that have beco...

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Main Author: Hebard, Andrew.
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Series:Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; 165.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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