Disability, Race, and Slavery in 19th-Century American Literature

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MLA Special Session 2015

Disabled slaves figure repeatedly in nineteenth-century American literature. What do their representations tell us about disability, race, and slavery in the long 19th-century? 250 word abstracts/CV by 10 March 2014; George Gordon-Smith (george.gordon-smith@emory.edu) and Heather Chacon (heather.chacon@uky.edu).