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Author Suggs, Jon Christian, 1940-

Title Whispered consolations : law and narrative in African American life / Jon-Christian Suggs.

Imprint Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, c2000.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  KF4757 .S84 2000    Available  ---
Description xiii, 401 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Law, meaning, and violence
Law, meaning, and violence.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 371-390) and index.
Contents In search of justice and jurisprudence -- Romance and resistance -- The romance of desire and identity -- Privacy, property, and self -- Law and the urbanization of narrative in "postproperty" African American life -- Lynchings and passing -- Resistance in Renascence -- At the end of histories.
Subject African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Race discrimination -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Law in literature.
African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc.
American literature -- History and criticism.
American literature -- African American authors.
ISBN 0472106511 (cloth : acid-free paper)