Martin R. Delany: A Documentary Reader (Google eBook)
Robert S. Levine
Univ of North Carolina Press, Feb 28, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 520 pages
Martin R. Delany (1812-85) has been called the "Father of Black Nationalism," but his extraordinary career also encompassed the roles of abolitionist, physician, editor, explorer, politician, army officer, novelist, and political theorist. Despite his enormous influence in the nineteenth century, and his continuing influence on black nationalist thought in the twentieth century, Delany has remained a relatively obscure figure in U.S. culture, generally portrayed as a radical separatist at odds with the more integrationist Frederick Douglass.
This pioneering documentary collection offers readers a chance to discover, or rediscover, Delany in all his complexity. Through nearly 100 documents--approximately two-thirds of which have not been reprinted since their initial nineteenth-century publications--it traces the full sweep of his fascinating career. Included are selections from Delany's early journalism, his emigrationist writings of the 1850s, his 1859-62 novel, Blake (one of the first African American novels published in the United States), and his later writings on Reconstruction. Incisive and shrewd, angry and witty, Delany's words influenced key nineteenth-century debates on race and nation, addressing issues that remain pressing in our own time.
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With this book and his "Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the Politics of Representative Identity," Levine has brought to the larger world a better understanding of a neglected nineteenth century activist, often misrepresented, though almost as often celebrated for particular rather than general contributors to African American and American history and literature. Proud of his blackness and working without white assistance or guidance as far as he could, Delany had a hard row to hoe, but worked for his people and self from Chicago to Canada to Nigeria to London to South Carolina as newspaperman,lecturer, doctor, fictioneer, African explorer, Civil War recruiter, US Army Major, and Reconstruction officer.
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Letter to Henry Ward Beecher 17 June 1858
Canada Captain John Brown
Martin R Delany in Liberia
Official Report of the Niger Valley Exploring Party
The International Statistical Congress
Africa and the African Race
Letter to James T Holly 15 January 1861
Letter to Robert Hamilton 28 September 1861
Part Two The North Star
Western Tour for the North Star
Sound the Alarm
Southern Customs Madame Chevalier
Annexation of Cuba
The Redemption of Cuba
Letter to M H Burnham 5 October 1849
Delany and Frederick Douglass on Samuel R Ward
Part Three Debating Black Emigration
Protest against the First Resolution of the North American Convention
The Condition Elevation Emigration and Destiny of the Colored People of the United States
Letter to Oliver Johnson 30 April 1852
Letter to William Lloyd Garrison 14 May 1852
Letter to Frederick Douglass 10 July 1852
Delany and Douglass on Uncle Toms Cabin
Letter to Douglass 30 May 1853
Call for a National Emigration Convention of Colored Men to Be Held in Cleveland Ohio on the 24th 25th and 26th of August 1854
Letter to Douglass 7 November 1853
Political Destiny of the Colored Race on the American Continent
Political Aspect of the Colored People of the United States
What Does It Mean?
Letter to Garrison 19 February 1859
Blake or The Huts of America
Part Four Africa
A Project for an Expedition of Adventure to the Eastern Coast of Africa
Letter to James McCune Smith 11 January 1862
Letter to the Weekly AngloAfrican 22 January 1862
The Moral and Social Aspect of Africa
Part Five Civil War and Reconstruction
Letter to Edwin M Stanton 15 December 1863
The CouncilChamber President Lincoln
The Colored Citizens of Xenia
Prospects of the Freedmen of Hilton Head
Triple Alliance The Restoration of the South Salvation of Its Political Economy
Letter to the Colored Delegation 22 February 1866
Letter to Andrew Johnson 25 July 1866
Letter to Henry Highland Garnet 27 July 1867
Reflections on the War
To the Students of Wilberforce University Being Adapted to the Capacity of the NewlyEnfranchised Citizens the Freedmen
Homes for the Freedmen
Delany and Frederick Douglass Letter Exchange 1871
Delany for Lieutenant Governor
The South and Its Foes
Delany for Hampton
Politics on Edisto Island
Part Six The Republic of Liberia
Letter on President Warner of Liberia 1866
The African Exodus
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Letter to William Coppinger 18 December 1880
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