Cutter, M. (2015). "As White as Most White Women": Racial Passing in Advertisements for Runaway Slaves and the Origins of a Multivalent Term. American Studies, 54(4), 73-97. Retrieved from https://journals.ku.edu/amerstud/article/view/7040
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Martha J. Cutter
Martha J. Cutter is a professor of English and Africana Studies at the University of Connecticut. Her books include Unruly Tongue: Language and Identity in American Women’s Writing, 1850-1930 (1999), Lost and Found in Translation: Contemporary Ethnic American Writing and the Politics of Language Diversity (2005), and The Illustrated Slave: Empathy, Antislavery Books and the Graphic Culture of the Transatlantic Abolition Movement, 1800-1852 (forthcoming, University of Georgia Press). She is coeditor (with Cathy J. Schlund-Vials) of a collection of essays on multi-ethnic graphic narrative and she has also published numerous articles on American multi-ethnic literature, African American literature, abolition, and racial passing.