Gender, Class, and the Performance of a Black (Anti) Enlightenment: Resistances of David Walker and Sojourner Truth

  title={Gender, Class, and the Performance of a Black (Anti) Enlightenment: Resistances of David Walker and Sojourner Truth},
  author={Sarah Jane Cervenak},
  journal={Palimpsest: A Journal on Women, Gender, and the Black International},
  pages={68 - 86}
  • Sarah Jane Cervenak
  • Published 28 January 2013
  • History
  • Palimpsest: A Journal on Women, Gender, and the Black International
The course toward freedom pursued by late-nineteenth-century black activists is as ideologically and philosophically complicated as the question of freedom itself. Dynamics of gender, class, race, religion/spirituality, and one's experience with enslavement affected the schematization of the course 


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