Redemption Through Violence: White Mobs and Black Citizenship in Albion Tourgee's A Fool's Errand

@article{Miller2002RedemptionTV,
  title={Redemption Through Violence: White Mobs and Black Citizenship in Albion Tourgee's A Fool's Errand},
  author={J. W. Miller},
  journal={The Southern Literary Journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={35},
  pages={14 - 27}
}
  • J. W. Miller
  • Published 2002
  • History
  • The Southern Literary Journal
  • "The modern prince ... can only be an organism, a complex element of society in which a collective will, which has already been recognized and has to some extent asserted itself in action, begins to take concrete form." --Antonio Gramsci, The Prison Notebooks (circa 1929-1935) Although Gramsci here discusses how the Communist Party must go about organizing its base of power, his analysis serves as an apt description of how the "modern prince" of white mob violence expressed a collective will in… CONTINUE READING
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