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The fabrication of American literature : fraudulence and antebellum print culture

Author: Lara Langer Cohen
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2012.
Series: Material texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Drawing on a rich archive of magazine fiction, verse satires, comic almanacs, false slave narratives, minstrel song-sheets, and early literary criticism, this book uncovers the controversies over  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lara Langer Cohen
ISBN: 9780812243697 0812243692
OCLC Number: 724643659
Description: 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: American literary fraudulence --
"One vast perambulating humbug" : literary nationalism and the rise of the puffing system --
Backwoods and blackface : the strange careers of Davy Crockett and Jim Crow --
"Slavery never can be represented" : James Williams and the racial politics of imposture --
Mediums of exchange : Fanny Fern's unoriginality --
Conclusion: The confidence man on a large scale.
Series Title: Material texts.
Responsibility: Lara Langer Cohen.

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