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The fugitive's properties [electronic resource] :law and the poetics of possession / Stephen M. Best.

By: Best, Stephen Michael.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2004Description: 1 online resource (xii, 362 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780226241111 (e-book); 0226241114 (e-book); 9780226044330 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226044335 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Uncle Tom's cabin | American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Slavery in literature | Fugitive slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States | Law and literature -- History -- 19th century | African Americans in literature | Fugitive slaves in literature | Property in literature | Race in literature | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | Rechtsstatus | Literatur | Sklave | USA | Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896Genre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 810.9/3552 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
INTRODUCTION: The Slave's Two Bodies -- Fugitive Property -- The Agency of Form -- Caveat Emptor: Fugitive Sound: Fungible Personhood, Evanescent Property -- Theft and Gift -- Copyright Law -- The Human Phonograph -- The Poetics of Property, 1857: Dred Scott v. Sandford -- Impersonation -- Pro Bono Publico: The Fugitive's Properties: Uncle Tom's Incalculable Dividend -- Fictions of Finance: Puttin' on Old Massa -- Pro Bono Publico -- Tom's par me la -- Castles in the Air -- The Social Covenant of Property -- Cuttin' of Figgers -- Sine Qua Non: Counterfactuals, Causation, and the Tenses of "Separate but Equal" -- In Plain Black and White -- Parallel Tracks -- What Happened in the Tunnel -- CONCLUSION: The Rules of the Game -- Sin and Risk -- Principle and History -- Procedure and Pragmatism.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-351) and index.

INTRODUCTION: The Slave's Two Bodies -- Fugitive Property -- The Agency of Form -- Caveat Emptor: Fugitive Sound: Fungible Personhood, Evanescent Property -- Theft and Gift -- Copyright Law -- The Human Phonograph -- The Poetics of Property, 1857: Dred Scott v. Sandford -- Impersonation -- Pro Bono Publico: The Fugitive's Properties: Uncle Tom's Incalculable Dividend -- Fictions of Finance: Puttin' on Old Massa -- Pro Bono Publico -- Tom's par me la -- Castles in the Air -- The Social Covenant of Property -- Cuttin' of Figgers -- Sine Qua Non: Counterfactuals, Causation, and the Tenses of "Separate but Equal" -- In Plain Black and White -- Parallel Tracks -- What Happened in the Tunnel -- CONCLUSION: The Rules of the Game -- Sin and Risk -- Principle and History -- Procedure and Pragmatism.

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