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Herrington, Eldrid

The Afterlife of John Brown

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Anguish None Can Draw
Eldrid Herrington

2. Black People’s Ally, White People’s Bogeyman: A John Brown Story
Louis A. DeCaro

3. “The Blood of Millions”: John Brown’s Body, Public Violence, and Political Community
Franny Nudelman

4. John Brown, Bearded Patriarch
Jean Libby

5. “Earth Feels the Time of Prophet-Song”: John Brown and Public Poetry
Joe Lockard

6. Consenting to Violence: Henry David Thoreau, John Brown, and the Transcendent Intellectual
Andrew Taylor

7. Transforming the “Madman into a Saint”: The Cultural Memory Site of John Brown’s Raid on Harper’s Ferry in Antislavery Literature and History
Kristen Proehl

8. Meteor of War: The John Brown Cycle
John Stauffer, Zoe Trodd

9. Transatlantic Spartacus
Janine C. Hartman

10. W.E.B. Du Bois’s John Brown: Placing Racial Justice at the Center of a Socialist Politics
Julie Husband

11. “I see your mouth calling / before the words arrive”: Muriel Rukeyser’s “The Soul and Body of John Brown” and 1930s America
Bruce A. Ronda

12. John Brown and Children’s Literature
Tyler Hoffman

13. More Heat than Light: The Legacy of John Brown in Russell Banks’s Cloudsplitter
Kimberly Rae Connor

Keywords: History, US History, Modern History, History of the Americas

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
255 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781403978462
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-99958-3

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