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Samuels, Shirley

A Companion to American Fiction 1780 - 1865

€ 235.35

A Companion to American Fiction 1780 1865 presents the current state of criticism in the field of American fiction from the earliest declarations of nationhood to secession and civil war.


Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
List of Illustrations
viii
Notes on Contributors ix
Acknowledgments xvi
Introduction 1(4)
Shirley Samuels
PART I Historical and Cultural Contexts
5(140)
National Narrative and the Problem of American Nationhood
7(13)
J. Gerald Kennedy
Fiction and Democracy
20(11)
Paul Downes
Democratic Fictions
31(9)
Sandra M. Gustafson
Engendering American Fictions
40(12)
Martha J. Cutter
Caroline F. Levander
Race and Ethnicity
52(12)
Robert S. Levine
Class
64(11)
Philip Gould
Sexualities
75(12)
Valerie Rohy
Religion
87(10)
Paul Gutjahr
Education and Polemic
97(11)
Stephanie Foote
Marriage and Contract
108(11)
Naomi Morgenstern
Transatlantic Ventures
119(12)
Wil Verhoeven
Stephen Shapiro
Other Languages, Other Americas
131(14)
Kirsten Silva Gruesz
PART II Forms of Fiction
145(140)
Literary Histories
147(11)
Michael Drexler
Ed White
Breeding and Reading: Chesterfieldian Civility in the Early Republic
158(10)
Christopher Lukasik
The American Gothic
168(11)
Marianne Noble
Sensational Fiction
179(12)
Shelley Streeby
Melodrama and American Fiction
191(13)
Lori Merish
Delicate Boundaries: Passing and Other ``Crossings`` in Fictionalized Slave Narratives
204(12)
Cherene Sherrard-Johnson
Doctors, Bodies, and Fiction
216(12)
Stephanie P. Browner
Law and the American Novel
228(11)
Laura H. Korobkin
Labor and Fiction
239(10)
Cindy Weinstein
Words for Children
249(13)
Carol J. Singley
Dime Novels
262(12)
Colin T. Ramsey
Kathryn Zabelle Derounian-Stodola
Reform and Antebellum Fiction
274(11)
Chris Castiglia
PART III Authors, Locations, Purposes
285(160)
The Problem of the City
287(14)
Heather Roberts
New Landscapes
301(13)
Timothy Sweet
The Gothic Meets Sensation: Charles Brockden Brown, Edgar Allan Poe, George Lippard, and E. D. E. N. Southworth
314(16)
Dana Luciano
Retold Legends: Washington Irving, James Kirke Paulding, and John Pendleton Kennedy
330(12)
Philip Barnard
Captivity and Freedom: Ann Eliza Bleecker, Harriet Prescott Spofford, and Washington Irving`s ``Rip Van Winkle``
342(11)
Eric Gary Anderson
New England Tales: Catharine Sedgwick, Catherine Brown, and the Dislocations of Indian Land
353(12)
Bethany Schneider
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Caroline Lee Hentz, Herman Melville, and American Racialist Exceptionalism
365(13)
Katherine Adams
Fictions of the South: Southern Portraits of Slavery
378(10)
Nancy Buffington
The West
388(12)
Edward Watts
The Old Southwest: Mike Fink, Augustus Baldwin Longstreet, Johnson Jones Hooper, and George Washington Harris
400(11)
David Rachels
James Fenimore Cooper and the Invention of the American Novel
411(14)
Wayne Franklin
The Sea: Herman Melville and Moby-Dick
425(9)
Stephanie A. Smith
National Narrative and National History
434(11)
Russ Castronovo
Index 445
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Hardback
488 pagina's
Januari 2004
1021 gram
260 x 184 x 32 mm
Wiley-Blackwell us

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