Title

The Work of Trauma: Fuller, Douglass, and Emerson on the border of ridicule

Document Type

Journal Article

Role

author

Standard Number

0039-3762

Journal Title

Studies in Romanticism

Volume

41

Issue

1

First Page

65

Last Page

88

Publication Date

2002

Abstract

This essay is a reading of Emerson's Concord address on the Anniversary of the Emancipation of the West Indies and his later essay 'Fate' showing in both the influence of Fuller's 'traumatic' reading strategy and the spectral presence of Frederick Douglass. --author-supplied description

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