Stephanie Kingsley is a second-year English MA student at the University of Virginia specializing in 19th-century American literature, textual studies, and digital humanities. She is one of this year's Praxis Fellows and Rare Book School Fellows.
grinding ] gnashing: Juxta collation of Delany’s Blake yields insights into the novel’s uncertain conclusion
By Stephanie Kingsley on January 20, 2014
Martin R. Delany was an African American abolitionist and political activist. His only novel, Blake, or, the Huts of America, features runaway slave Henry Blake, who travels through the American South disseminating a “secret” which implicitly foments a slave rebellion, although such is never explicitly stated. Although Delany sought to have the novel published as […]
By Stephanie Kingsley on January 14, 2014
I have had the opportunity to use Juxta Commons for several editorial projects, and while taking a breath between a Juxta-intensive term project last semester and my Juxta-intensive MA thesis this semester, I would like to offer a few thoughts on Juxta as an editorial tool. For my term project for Jerome McGann’s American Historiography […]