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Word by Word

Emancipation and the Act of Writing

Word by Word( )
Author: Hager, Christopher
Publication Date:Feb 2013
Publisher:Harvard University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

Consigned to illiteracy, American slaves left little record of their thoughts and feelingsâe"or so we have believed. But a few learned to use pen and paper to make sense of their experiences, despite prohibitions. These authorsâe(tm) perspectives rewrite the history of emancipation and force us to rethink the relationship between literacy and freedom.

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