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The Oracle and the Curse

A Poetics of Justice from the Revolution to the Civil War

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ISBN 9780674073081

Publication Date: 04/30/2013

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288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

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  • Preface
  • Introduction: The Poetics of Justice
  • 1. Oracles of Law
  • 2. Oracles of God
  • 3. Blasphemy “At the Court of Hell”
  • 4. Evil Speaking, “A Bridle for the Unbridled Tongue”
  • 5. The Curse of Slavery
  • 6. Words of Fire
  • Epilogue: The Curse at Sea
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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