White Supremacy in Children's Literature: Characterizations of African Americans, 1830-1900

By Donnarae MacCann | Go to book overview

Index
Boldface indicates pages on which the primary discussion is presented for selected writers of children’s literature or for their works.
a
Aaron in the Wildwoods,86 , 87-88 , 109 , 131
Abbott, Clara, 59
Abbott, Jacob, 12 , 13-16 , 33 , 40 , 58-61 , 65 , 70 , 156 , 213
careers, 60
colonization for Blacks supported, 59-60
conservative personality, 60
novels featuring free Blacks
Congo, or Jasper’s Experience in Command,13-14
The Three Pines,14-16
position on slavery extension, 59
series writer, 213
white supremacist themes, 13-14
Abbott, John, 60
Abbott, Lyman, 58 , 59
abolitionism
abstractions vs. programs, 29-30
ambivalent nature of, xxviii , 3 , 15-30 , 47 , 234
anti-Black elements, xxviii , 4 , 34
anti-egalitarian elements, 3-4
anti-prejudice activism, 4-13
church connections, 71-74
connections with writers’ experiences, 47-69
conservative children’s writers, 13-22
constitutional rationales, 3
economic boycotting tactic, 52-53
factions, 3-4 , 72-73
free Black participants, 4
image in mainstream journals, 75-76
lobbying strength, 74-75
martyred activist (E. Lovejoy), 48
organized efforts, xxviii
overgeneralizations about Blacks, xxviii
perceptions of Black identity, xxviii
pressure on slaveowners, xxv
publishing innovations, use of, 74 , 75
radical children’s writers, 4-13
school connections, 69-71
as target of mobs, 57-58
Adams, David Wallace, 193
“Adams Power Press,” 74
Adams, John (President), 158
Adams, John Quincy (President), 158
Adams, Samuel, 158
Adams, William Taylor, 13 , 16-17 , 98-101 , 155 , 156-159 , 161 , 180 , 201 , 211 , 212 , 213
antebellum novel
Hatchie, the Guardian Slave;
or The Heiress of Bellvue: A Tale of the Mississippi and the South-West,16-17
career, 158-159
childhood years, 158
children’s magazine publisher, 201
Civil War novels
Brother Against Brother,98-101
Fighting Joe, or The Fortune of a Staff Officer:
A Story of the Great Rebellion,101
comparison with Harriet Beecher Stowe’s work, 16
conflict with American Library Association, 159
conflict with Louisa May Alcott, 159
reviewers, praise from, 156-158

-261-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items

Items saved from this book

This book has been saved
Highlights (0)
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

Citations (0)
Some of your citations are legacy items.

Any citation created before July 30, 2012 will labeled as a “Cited page.” New citations will be saved as cited passages, pages or articles.

We also added the ability to view new citations from your projects or the book or article where you created them.

Notes (0)
Bookmarks (0)

You have no saved items from this book

Project items include:
  • Saved book/article
  • Highlights
  • Quotes/citations
  • Notes
  • Bookmarks
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
White Supremacy in Children's Literature: Characterizations of African Americans, 1830-1900
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • A Note on Usage xi
  • Introduction xiii
  • Notes xxxii
  • Part One - The Antebellum Years 1
  • Chapter One - Ambivalent Abolitionism 3
  • Chapter Two - Sociopolitical and Artistic Dimensions of Abolitionist Tales 25
  • Chapter Three - Personal and Institutional Dimensions 47
  • Part Two - The Postbellum Years 81
  • Chapter Four - Children’s Fiction 83
  • Notes 118
  • Chapter Five - The Social/Political Context 123
  • Chapter Six - Literary Lives 155
  • Notes 182
  • Chapter Seven - Postwar Institutions 185
  • Chapter Eight - Literary Methods and Conventions 211
  • Chapter Nine - Conclusion 233
  • Bibliography 243
  • Index 261
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Full screen
/ 274

matching results for page

Cited passage

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Sign up now to cite pages or passages in MLA, APA and Chicago citation styles.

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

"Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Cited passage

Welcome to the new Questia Reader

The Questia Reader has been updated to provide you with an even better online reading experience.  It is now 100% Responsive, which means you can read our books and articles on any sized device you wish.  All of your favorite tools like notes, highlights, and citations are still here, but the way you select text has been updated to be easier to use, especially on touchscreen devices.  Here's how:

1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
2. Click or tap the last word you want to select.

OK, got it!

Thanks for trying Questia!

Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

For full access in an ad-free environment, sign up now for a FREE, 1-day trial.

Already a member? Log in now.