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Samuels, Shirley
Reading the American novel, 1780-1865 / Shirley Samuels
Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  PS374.U5 S26 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- In literature
Subject(s) American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
American fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism
National characteristics, American, in literature
Social history in literature
Identity (Psychology) in literature
Social psychology in literature
Literature and society -- United States
Literature and history -- United States
Books and reading -- United States -- History
SUBJECT Geschichte 1780-1865
Physical Description xvi, 185 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Preface -- Introduction to the American novel : from Charles Brockden Brown's gothic novels to Caroline Kirkland's wilderness -- Historical codes in literary analysis : the writing projects of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Elizabeth Stoddard, and Hannah Crafts -- Women, blood, and contract : land claims in Lydia Maria Child, Catharine Sedgwick, and James Fenimore Cooper -- Black rivers, red letters, and white whales : mobility and desire in Catherine Williams, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Herman Melville -- Promoting the nation in James Fenimore Cooper and Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Women's worlds in the 19th century novel : Susan B. Warner, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Fanny Fern, E.D.E.N. Southworth, Harriet Wilson, and Louisa May Alcott -- Afterword
NOTE 504720
Series Reading the novel

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