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...

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Main Author: Lee, Maurice S.
Format: EBOOK
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series:Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; 148.
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USA
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Call Number: Online PS217 .S55 L44 2005 eb
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