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“Something within the Silent Black Man Answered No!“; or, Is Bartleby Uncle Tom on Wall Street?
“The Sense of Liberty”: Rethinking Liberalism and Sentimentality in Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Antislavery Fiction
Scott M. Reznick
“Not the Abstract Question of Democracy”: The Social Ground of Whitman’s “Lilacs”
Whitman’s Eugenic Sustainability
Abby L. Goode