Legacy Volume 24, No. 2 (2007) 24.2

Special Issue: Racial Identity, Indeterminacy, and Identification in the Nineteenth Century

Racial Recovery, Racial Death: An Introduction in Four Parts

P. Gabrielle Foreman, Occidental College, Los Angeles

Cherene Sherrard-Johnson, University of Wisconsin-Madison

“…so you can see, color makes no difference”: Race, Slavery and Abolition in A Hairdresser’s Experience in High Life (1859)”

Xiomara Santamarina, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Coloring History and Mixing Race in Leticia Urbino’s Sunshine in the Palace and the Cottage and Louise Heaven’s In Bonds

Eric Gardner, Saginaw Valley State University

Sowing Seeds in an Untilled Field: Temperance and Race, Indeterminacy and Recovery in Frances E.W. Harper’s Sowing and Reaping

DoVeanna S. Fulton, University of Alabama

Radical Tea: Racial Misrecognition and the Politics of Consumption in Emma Dunham Kelley-Hawkins’ Four Girls at Cottage City

Cherene Sherrard-Johnson, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Reading/Photographs: Emma Dunham Kelley-Hawkins’s Four Girls at Cottage City, Victoria Earle Mathews and The Woman’s Era

P. Gabrielle Foreman, Occidental College, Los Angeles

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Legacy Profile

Emma Dunham Kelley Hawkins (1863-1938)

Katherine E. Flynn, Independent Scholar

Louisa Picquet (c.1829-1896)

Reginald H. Pitts, Independent Scholar

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Critical Responses

Fraudulent Bodies/Fraught Methodologies

Daphne A. Brooks, Princeton University

Addition by Subtraction: Toward a Literary History of Racial Representation

Gene Andrew Jarrett, University of Maryland

“Hurry Up, Please. It’s Time,” Said the White Rabbit as S/he Followed Bre’r Rabbit into the Briar Patch

Frances Smith Foster, Emory University

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Book Reviews

The Curse of Caste; or The Slave Bride: A Rediscovered African American Novel by Julia C. Collins, edited by William L. Andrews and Mitch Kachun

Lois Brown, Mount Holyoke University

Cradle of Liberty: Race, the Child, and National Belonging from Thomas Jefferson to W. E. B. Du Bois by Caroline F. Levander

Karen Sánchez-Eppler, Amherst College

Love, Wages, Slavery: The Literature of Servitude in the United States by Barbara Ryan

Rynetta Davis, State University of New York, College at Brockport

Belabored Professions: Narratives of African American Working Womanhood by Xiomara Santamarina

April Langley, University of Missouri-Columbia

Identifying Marks: Race, Gender, and the Marked Body in Nineteenth-Century America by Jennifer Putzi

Nancy Strow Sheley, California State University, Long Beach

Bodies in Dissent: Spectacular Performances of Race and Freedom, 1850-1910 by Daphne A. Brooks

Alison Piepmeier, College of Charleston

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Legacy Bookshelf

Leslie M. Hammer, University of California, San Diego

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