On November 9th, as part of the 2012 Editing Early African American Literature Conference, Dr. John Ernest gave a talk entitled “Artless Stories, Simple Facts: Editorial Practices and the Misreading of Nineteenth-Century African American Literature.”
Listen and enjoy! [audio:2012.12/Ernest.mp3]
John Ernest is a professor of English at the University of Delaware and is the author or editor of ten books and over twenty-five journal articles and book chapters. His recent books include Liberation Historiography: African American Writers and the Challenge of History, 1794-1861(2004), Chaotic Justice: Rethinking African American Literary History (2009), and A Nation Within a Nation: Organizing African American Communities before the Civil War (2011).