Those Without Sin: Voices of Color on White Protestant Christianity in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

Redmond, Charles.

Abstract: This dissertation illustrates how whiteness as property, reified by unjust laws and domestic policies in the United States in the nineteenth century, corrupts Protestant Christianity as practiced by white people. Through an analysis of the writings of William Apess, William Wells Brown, Harriet E. Wilson, John Rollin Ridge, María Amparo Ruiz de Burton, and ZitkalaŠa, I show that writers ... read more

Tufts University. Department of English.
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