LiteratureLIT 135D Slavery, Race, and Nation in the Americas

Compares literatures and histories of slavery, abolitionism, and nationalism in 19th-century Cuba and the U.S. Readings include slave narratives by Juan Francisco Manzano (Cuba) and Harriet Jacobs (U.S.) and antislavery novels by black nationalist Martin Delany, Cuban nationalist Cirilio Villaverde, and sentimental reformers Harriet Beecher Stowe and Gertrudis Gomez de Avellaneda. Critical approach designations: Geographies, Power and Subjectivities. Distribution requirement: Global.