William Lloyd Garrison Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Nineteenth-Century Literary Criticism)


Barnes, Gilbert Hobbs. The Antislavery Impulse, 1830-1844, pp. 55-170. New York: D. Appleton-Century Co., 1933.

Presents a revisionist judgment of the Garrison legend, maintaining the Garrison's role in the anti-slavery movement was largely that of a fanatical agitator whose real impact was negligible.

Browne, Stephen H. “Encountering Angelina Grimké: Violence, Identity, and the Creation of Radical Community.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 82, no. 1 (February 1996): 55-73.

Close analysis of a letter written by Angelina Grimké to Garrison regarding the symbolic uses of violence in the creation of a...

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