Quiet Testimony: A Theory of Witnessing from Nineteenth-Century American Literature

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Develops an account of testimony and the ethics of witnessing through readings of nineteenth-century American literary texts, including those of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Frederick Douglass, Herman Melville, and Henry James.

Quiet Testimony: A Theory of Witnessing from Nineteenth-Century American Literature 2013, Fordham University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780823254774

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