Slavery, philosophy, and American literature, 1830-1860 /
Maurice Lee demonstrates how the slavery crisis became a crisis of philosophy. Authors including Poe, Stowe, Douglass, Melville, and Emerson tried - and failed - to find rational solutions to the slavery conflict. Drawing on antebellum moral philosophy, political theory, and metaphysics, Lee brings...
Cambridge, UK ; New York :
Cambridge University Press,
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