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The anatomy of resistance: the rhetoric of anti-lynching in American literature and culture, 1892 � 1936

Krause, Sascha W. (2006) The anatomy of resistance: the rhetoric of anti-lynching in American literature and culture, 1892 � 1936. PhD, Universität Regensburg.

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Abstract (English)

In my study I explore representations of responses to lynching in order to define the characteristics of a rhetorical tradition of resistance. My central arguments is that anti-lynching texts evolve as the deconstruction of the dominant racial binary and power structures by reiterating, re-appropriating and re-inscribing elements and strategies of the dominant discourse about lynching. I ...


Translation of the abstract (German)

Das Anliegen meiner Dissertation ist die Herausarbeitung der Charakteristika einer rhetorischen Tradition des Widerstandes gegen Lynching. Als zentrales Merkmal von Anti-Lynching-Texten definiert meine Dissertation dabei eine Strategie der Dekonstruktion von binär formulierten Machtstrukturen. Bedeutsam ist, dass sich diese Dekonstruktion nicht durch das Wiederlegen sondern die Neudefinition von ...


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Item type:Thesis of the University of Regensburg (PhD)
Date:14 September 2006
Referee:Prof. Dr. Udo Hebel
Date of exam:28 June 2005
Institutions:Languages and Literatures > Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik > Lehrstuhl für Amerikanistik (Prof. Dr. Udo Hebel)
Keywords:USA , Schwarze , Lynchjustiz , Abschaffung , Rassenkonflikt , Literatur , USA / Südstaaten , Protest , Geschichte 1892-1936 , , lynching , anti-lynching , antilynching , resistance lynching
Dewey Decimal Classification:800 Literature > 810 American literature in English
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:10459
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