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deliberations on lynching photography examine racial and historical
images bring up such visceral feelings . . . , we're not really
having the right kinds of conversations in this shared moment
of seeing those pictures.
Barnes, Assistant Professor of English
other things, these pictures ask how this torture could be committed
by people who in other aspects of their lives were reasonable,
Bauerlein, Professor of English
is far easier to view what is depicted on these pages as so depraved
and barbaric as to be beyond the realm of reason.
James. Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America.
Santa Fe: Twin Palms, 2000.
Bauerlein, Mark. Negrophobia:
A Race Riot in Atlanta, 1906. San Francisco: Encounter Books,
Brundage, W. Fitzhugh. Lynching
in the New South, Georgia and Virginia, 1880-1930. University
of Illinois Press, Chicago, 1993.
-------- . Under Sentence
of Death: Lynching in the South. University of North Carolina
Tolnay, Stewart E., and E.
M. Beck. A Festival of Violence, An Analysis of Southern Lynchings,
1882-1930. University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago,
www.journale.com/withoutsanctuary/ Includes a sampling of the images and a film