I N D E X
abecedarian progression (Reddy), 123
able- bodiment, 25, 128
abolitionism, 10, 61, 63 64, 66, 84 85; and
the abolitionist reader, 10, 69 70, 89, 98;
in Jones’s Mosquito, 135, 137, 139; kinetic
constraints in, 66
affectability (da Silva): in Delany’s Blake; or
the Huts of America, 72; of imperialism, 8;
Kennedy and, 96, 111; people of color and,
5, 9, 13, 31, 96, 146; of white, Enlighten-
ment subject, 25 26, 30, 37
agency, 6, 23; as exterior kinesis, 4; and un-
readability, 4 5
Age of Enlightenment (exhibit). See Yinka
Shonibare
Alexander, Jacqui M.: on black feminism, 13;
on freedom, 146; on the sacred, 148; on
secular citizenship, 145 47
animality: in Kennedy’s The Owl Answers,
117 18; in Rousseau’s Reveries of a Solitary
Walker, 42
ante- articulate: and black enlightenment,
62 63, 68; in Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life
of a Slave Girl, 76; in Jones’s Mosquito, 139;
in Jones’s novels, 125; in Kennedy’s theater,
98; in Kennedy’s The Owl Answers, 120;
Sojourner Truth and, 93; in Walker’s
Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the
World, 84
ante- composure, 128 29
anthropology, 7 8, 43 44
anticaptivity, 10, 19; in Jacobs’s Incidents
in the Life of a Slave Girl, 68; in Jones’s
Mosquito, 139; in Kennedy’s theater, 98; in
Kennedy’s Funnyhouse of a Negro, 107
antislavery, 10 11, 16 17, 20, 59 60, 94; in
Delany’s Blake; or the Huts of America,
71, 73; in Jacobs’s Incidents in the Life of
a Slave Girl, 64 66; in Jones’s Mosquito,
138 39; in Walker’s Appeal to the Coloured
Citizens of the World, 78, 81 82
antiwandering, 6, 11, 18, 43, 121; in Kant,
49; in Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason, 52;
in Kant’s Observations on the Feeling of
the Beautiful and Sublime, 54; in Kant’s
“On the Use of Teleological Principles in
Philosophy,” 54; in Kennedy’s The Owl
Answers, 119; Piper and, 161; in Rousseau’s
The Confessions, 41; in Rousseau’s The
Social Contract, 35; in Walker’s Appeal to
the Coloured Citizens of the World, 78
Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World
(Walker), 62, 78 84; on Africa, 82 83,
90; on American Enlightenment, 80;
antislavery in, 81 82; antiwandering in,
78; black enlightenment in, 79 84; and
black reform, 82; black women in, 83 84;
crookedness in (as unenlightened com-
portment), 81 84; desire in, 84; emotion
in, 81, 83 84; and the feminine, 83 84;
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