Lynching in Nineteenth-Century Literature Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Brown, Mary Jane. Eradicating This Evil: Women in the American Anti-Lynching Movement 1892-1940. 357 p. New York: Garland Publishing, 2000.

Discusses female anti-lynching activists from 1892 to 1940, when the anti-lynching crusade was at its height.

Carby, Hazel V. “‘On the Threshold of Woman's Era’: Lynching, Empire, and Sexuality in Black Feminist Theory.” Critical Inquiry 12, no. 1 (autumn 1985): 262-77.

Evaluates the anti-lynching writings of Ida B. Wells-Barnett and Pauline Hopkins in the context of black feminist theory.

Esteve, Mary. “Vicious Gregariousness: White...

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