Quiet Testimony: A Theory of Witnessing from Nineteenth-Century American Literature

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Acknowledgments vii
  • Introduction- Arriving at Quiet 1
  • 1- Emerson- Testimony without Representation 22
  • 2- Douglass- Testimony without Identity 57
  • 3- Melville- Testimony without Voice 87
  • 4- James- Testimony without Life 120
  • Conclusion- Staying Quiet 149
  • Notes 155
  • Bibliography 179
  • Index 191
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