Dark Victorians illuminates the cross-cultural
influences between white Britons and black Americans during the
Victorian age. In carefully analyzing literature and travel
narratives by Ida B. Wells, Harriet Martineau, Charles Dickens,
Frederick Douglass, Thomas Carlyle, W.E.B. Du Bois, and others,
Vanessa D. Dickerson reveals the profound political, racial,
and rhetorical exchanges between the groups. From the... more...