BOOK: Chakkalakal on Slave Marriage in the 19th Century

Tess Chakkalakal. Novel Bondage: Slavery, Marriage, and Freedom in Nineteenth-Century America. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2011. From the publisher's website: Filling a long-standing gap in our knowledge about slave-marriage, Novel Bondage unravels the interconnections between marriage, slavery, and freedom through renewed readings of canonical nineteenth-century novels and short stories by black and white authors. … Continue reading BOOK: Chakkalakal on Slave Marriage in the 19th Century