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Black print unbound : the Christian recorder, African American literature, and periodical culture

Author: Eric Gardner
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Black Print Unbound explores the development of the Christian Recorder during and just after the American Civil War. As a study of the African Methodist Episcopal Church newspaper - and so of a periodical with national reach among free African Americans - Black Print Unbound is at once a massive recovery effort of a publication by African Americans for African Americans, a consideration of the nexus of African  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Gardner
ISBN: 9780190237080 0190237082 9780190237097 0190237090
OCLC Number: 898717243
Awards: Winner of Winner of the 2016 Research Society for American Periodicals Book Prize.
Description: xi, 329 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: White houses and Black print --
Part 1. "Our church organ" : toward a cultural and material history of the early Recorder. "Dense darkness" : recovering the Recorder's history ; From Pine Street to the nation (and back again) : the business of the Recorder ; "Their friends at home with papers" : Recorder subscriptions and subscribers --
Part 2. "Would not such a narration be worth reading?" : the Christian recorder and African American literary history. "We are in the world" : reading the Recorder in the Civil War era ; "So let us hear from all the brethren" : the Christian recorder and correspondence ; "That wished home of peace" : the personal and the political in Christian recorder elegies ; Black (women's) fortunes and The curse of caste.
Responsibility: Eric Gardner.

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[offers] magisterial vision and imaginative force that will set new standards for periodical scholarship. * The Research Society for American Periodicals * With Black Print Unbound, Eric Gardner has Read more...

 
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