Spring 2017 Table of Contents

VOLUME 56 . NUMBER 1 . SPRING 2017

PUBLISHED BY THE GRADUATE SCHOOL . BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Black Romanticism

EDITED BY PAUL YOUNGQUIST AND JOEL PACE

PAUL YOUNGQUIST 3

Black Romanticism: A Manifesto

GREGORY PIERROT 15

Droit du Seigneur, Slavery, and Nation in the Poetry of Edward Rushton

KIERAN MURPHY 37

Haiti and the Black Box of Romanticism

JOSELYN M. ALMEIDA 55

“Princely Offspring of Braganza”: The “Brazil Plan” for Portugal and the Miscarriage of British Abolition, 1806-1815

MARLENE L. DAUT 73

Haiti and the Black Romantics: Enlightenment and Color Prejudice after the Haitian Revolution in Alexandre Dumas’s Georges (1843)

KELVIN C. BLACK 93

Bound by “the Principles of 1776”: Dilemmas in Anglo-American Romanticism and Douglass’s The Heroic Slave

JOEL PACE 113

Afterthoughts: Romanticism, the Black Atlantic, and Self-Mapping