A Textual Network: Recontextualizing Amy Matilda Cassey’s Friendship Album for a Digital Readership

A Bibliography Compiled by Lara Cohen, McCleary Philbin, Richard Scott and Zac Wunrow

Works Consulted

Armstrong, Erica R. “A Mental and Moral Feast: Reading, Writing, and Sentimentality in Black Philadelphia.” Journal of Women’s History 16.1 (2004): 78-102.

Davies, Carole Boyce. Black Women, Writing, and Identity: Migrations of the Subject. London: Routledge, 1994.

Dunbar, Erica Armstrong. A Fragile Freedom: African American Women and Emancipation in the Antebellum City. New Haven: Yale UP, 2008.

Finseth, Ian Frederick. Shades of Green: Visions of Nature in the Literature of American Slavery, 1770-1860. Athens: University of Georgia, 2009.

Foreman, P. Gabrielle. Activist Sentiments: Reading Black Women in the Nineteenth Century. Urbana: University of Illinois, 2009.

Foster, Frances Smith. Written by Herself: Literary Production by African American Women, 1746-1892. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1993.

Gonzalez, Aston. “The Art of Racial Politics: The Work of Robert Douglass Jr., 1833–46.” The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 138.1 (2014): 5-37.

Jackson, Leon. The Business of Letters: Authorial Economies in Antebellum America. Stanford, CA: Stanford UP, 2008.

Kete, Mary Louise. Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and Middle-class Identity in Nineteenth-century America. Durham: Duke UP, 2000.

Maillard, Mary. ““Faithfully Drawn from Real Life”: Autobiographical Elements in Frank J. Webb’s The Garies and Their Friends.” The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography 137.3 (2013): 261-300.

McHenry, Elizabeth. Forgotten Readers: Recovering the Lost History of African American Literary Societies. Durham: Duke UP, 2002.

Moody, Joycelyn. Sentimental Confessions: Spiritual Narratives of Nineteenth-century African American Women. Athens: University of Georgia, 2001.

Mossell, N. F. The Work of the Afro-American Woman. New York: Oxford UP, 1988.

Nash, Gary B. Forging Freedom: The Formation of Philadelphia’s Black Community, 1720-1840. Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 1988.

Nyong’o, Tavia. The Amalgamation Waltz: Race, Performance and the Ruses of Memory. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, 2009.

Otter, Samuel. Philadelphia Stories: America’s Literature of Race and Freedom. New York: Oxford UP, 2010.

Peterson, Carla L. Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-century New York City. New Haven:
Yale UP, 2011.

Rael, Patrick. Black Identity and Black Protest in the Antebellum North. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, 2002.

Sánchez-Eppler, Karen. Touching Liberty: Abolition, Feminism, and the Politics of the Body. Berkeley: University of California, 1993.

Willson, Joseph. The Elite of Our People: Sketches of Black Upper-class Life in Antebellum Philadelphia. Ed. Julie Winch. University Park: Pennsylvania State UP, 2000.

Winch, Julie. A Gentleman of Color: The Life of James Forten. New York: Oxford UP, 2002.

Winch, Julie. Philadelphia’s Black Elite: Activism, Accommodation, and the Struggle for Autonomy, 1787-1848. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1988.

Yee, Shirley J. Black Women Abolitionists: A Study in Activism, 1828-1860. Knoxville: University of Tennessee, 1992.

Zeiger, Melissa F. Beyond Consolation: Death, Sexuality, and the Changing Shapes of Elegy. Ithaca, NY: Cornell UP, 1997.