Race and Nature from Transcendentalism to the Harlem Renaissance
Paul Outka (Author)
Annotation Drawing on theories of sublimity, trauma, and ecocriticism, this book examines how the often sharp division between European American and African American experiences of the natural world developed in American culture and history, and how those natural experiences, in turn, shaped the construction of race
eBook, English, April 2013
Palgrave Macmillan Macmillan [distributor], New York, Gordonsville, April 2013
Scholarly & Professional
1 online resource (284 pages :) illustrations.
The Sublime and the Traumatic The Colonial Pastoral, Abolition, and the Transcendentalist Sublime 'Behold a man transformed into a brute': Slavery and Antebellum Nature Trauma, Postbellum Nostalgia, and the Lost Pastoral Trauma and Metamorphosis in Charles Chesnutt's Conjure Tales Strange Fruit White Flight Migrations