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Levine, Robert S. (Robert Steven) 1953-

Works: 37 works in 175 publications in 1 language and 9,718 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Juvenile works  Sources  Archives  Historical fiction  Occult fiction  Political fiction 
Roles: Editor, Creator
Classifications: PS507, 813.3
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Publications about Robert S Levine
Publications by Robert S Levine
Most widely held works by Robert S Levine
Martin Delany, Frederick Douglass, and the politics of representative identity by Robert S Levine( file )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 1,639 libraries worldwide
The Cambridge companion to Herman Melville by Robert S Levine( Book )
27 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,137 libraries worldwide
"The Cambridge Companion to Herman Melville is intended to provide a critical introduction to Melville's work. The essays have been specially commissioned for this volume and provide a comprehensive overview of Melville's career. All of Melville's novels are discussed, as well as most of his poetry and short fiction."--Jacket
Martin R. Delany a documentary reader by Martin Robison Delany( file )
7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,091 libraries worldwide
A collection of the work of the "Father of Black Nationalism", this title traces the full sweep of Martin R. Delaney's career. It features selections from his early journalism, his emigrationist writing of the 1850s, his 1859-62 novel, "Blake", and his later writings on Reconstruction
Hemispheric American studies by Caroline Field Levander( file )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 957 libraries worldwide
This landmark collection brings together a range of exciting new comparative work in the burgeoning field of hemispheric studies. Scholars working in the fields of Latin American studies, Asian American studies, American studies, American literature, African Diaspora studies, and comparative literature address the urgent question of how scholars might reframe disciplinary boundaries within the broad area of what is generally called American studies. With essays that examine stamps, cartoons, novels, film, art, music, travel documents, and governmental publications, Hemispheric American Studies
Dislocating race & nation episodes in nineteenth-century American literary nationalism by Robert S Levine( file )
7 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 919 libraries worldwide
American literary nationalism is traditionally understood as a cohesive literary tradition developed in the newly independent United States that emphasized the unique features of America and consciously differentiated American literature from British literature. Robert S. Levine challenges this assessment by exploring the conflicted, multiracial, and contingent dimensions present in the works of late eighteenth- and nineteenth-century American and African American writers. Conflict and uncertainty, not consensus, Levine argues, helped define American literary nationalism during this period. Le
The works of James M. Whitfield America and other writings by a nineteenth-century African American poet by James Monroe Whitfield( file )
6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 639 libraries worldwide
Levine and Wilson restore James Monroe Whitfield (1822@-71), the African American poet, abolitionist, and intellectual, to his rightful place in the arts and politics of the nineteenth-century United States. This volume contains all of Whitfield's extant writings, both poetry and prose, and many pieces are reprinted here for the first time since their original publication
Clotel, or, The presidents daughter by William Wells Brown( Book )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: William Wells Brown's Clotel (1853), the first novel written by an African American, was published in London while Brown was still legally regarded as "property" within the borders of the United States. The documents in this edition include excerpts from Brown's sources for the novel-fiction, political essays, sermons, and presidential proclamations; selections that illuminate the range of contemporary attitudes concerning race, slavery, and prejudice; and pieces that advocate various methods of resistance and reform
Conspiracy and romance : studies in Brockden Brown, Cooper, Hawthorne, and Melville by Robert S Levine( Book )
11 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
Frederick Douglass & Herman Melville : essays in relation by Robert S Levine( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 478 libraries worldwide
Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) and Herman Melville (1819-1891) addressed in their writings a range of issues that continue to resonate in American culture: the reach and limits of democracy; the nature of freedom; the roles of race, gender, and sexuality; and the place of the United States in the world. Yet they are rarely discussed together, perhaps because of their differences in race and social position. Douglass escaped from slavery and tied his well-received nonfiction writing to political activism, becoming a figure of international prominence. Melville was the grandson of Revolutionary War heroes and addressed urgent issues through fiction and poetry, laboring in increasing obscurity. In eighteen original essays, the contributors to this collection explore the convergences and divergences of these two extraordinary literary lives. Developing new perspectives on literature, biography, race, gender, and politics, this volume ultimately raises questions that help rewrite the color line in nineteenth-century studies. - Publisher
The house of the seven gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Colonel Pyncheon does well in denouncing Old Matthew: he founds a New England dynasty and builds a remarkable mansion; but on its opening day he is found dead, slaked in his own blood. By 1840, that dynasty is almost spent; amid the dust and decay of the Seven Gables, Clifford and Hepzibah believe in their own continued nobility as much as they believe in the mysterious curse still tracking the Pyncheons. After 30 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, Clifford Pyncheon and his sister Hepzibah continue to worry about the power of the real murderer, their cousin Judge Pyncheon
Dred : a tale of the Great Dismal Swamp by Harriet Beecher Stowe( Book )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 331 libraries worldwide
"Written partly in response to the criticisms of Uncle Tom's Cabin by both white Southerners and black abolitionists, Dred (1856) extends the plantation novel to examine, in the words of its author, "the views and reasonings of those who have bowed down to the yoke, and felt the iron enter into their souls." Through the compelling stories of Nina Gordon, the mistress of a slave plantation, and Dred, a black revolutionary, Stowe brings to life the conflicting beliefs about race, the institution of slavery, and the need for the radical action that erupted during the 1850s. Exploring the political and spiritual goals that fuel Dred's rebellion, she creates a figure far different from the acquiescent Christian martyr, Uncle Tom."--BOOK JACKET
The Norton anthology of American literature by Nina Baym( Book )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 296 libraries worldwide
Volume 1 includes poetry, short stories, letters, and prose by Christopher Columbus, Bartolome de las Casas, Hernan Cortes, Bernal Diaz de Castillo, Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca, Arthur Barlowe, Thomas Harriot, John White, Samuel de Champlain, George Percy, John Smith, William Bradford, Thomas Morton, John Winthrop, Roger Williams, Anne Bradstreet, Michael Wigglesworth, Mary Rowlandson, Edward Taylor, Samuel Sewall, Cotton Mather, Sarah Kemble Knight, William Byrd, Jonathan Edwards, Benjamin Franklin, John Woolman, Samson Occom, Mercy Otis Warren, J. Hector St. John de Crevecoeur, William Bartram, John and Abigail Adams, Thomas Paine, Thomas Jefferson, Olaudah Equiano, Judith Sargent Murray, Timothy Dwight, Philip Freneau, Phillis Wheatley, Sarah Wentworth Morgan, Susanna Rowson, Washington Irving, James Fenimore Cooper, Catharine Maria Sedgwick, William Cullen Bryant, William Apess, Caroline Stansbury Kirkland, Lydia Maria Child, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Greenleaf Whittier, Edgar Allan Poe, Abraham Lincoln, Margaret Fuller, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Fanny Fern (Sarah Willis Parton), Harriet Jacobs, T.B. Thorpe, Henry David Thoreau, Frederick Douglass, Walt Whitman, Herman Melville, Emily Dickinson, Rebecca Harding Davis, Louisa May Alcott, and Harriet Prescott Spofford
A companion to American literary studies by Caroline Field Levander( file )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
A Companion to American Literary Studies addresses the most provocative questions, subjects, and issues animating the field. Essays provide readers with the knowledge and conceptual tools for understanding American literary studies as it is practiced today, and chart new directions for the future of the subject. Offers up-to-date accounts of major new critical approaches to American literary studies Presents state-of-the-art essays on a full range of topics central to the fieldEssays explore critical and institutional genealogies of the field, increasingly diverse conceptions of American liter
Israel Potter : his fifty years of exile by Herman Melville( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
The new Cambridge companion to Herman Melville ( Book )
6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 96 libraries worldwide
The Norton anthology of American literature by Nina Baym( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
This 8th edition of 'The Norton Anthology of American Literature' presents complete major works, balancing classic and newly emergent works
The Norton anthology of American literature ( Book )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
A selection of American literature drawn from throughout history, beginning with stories of the creation of the world and continuing through 1820. Includes a time line, color plates, and bibliographies
The Norton anthology of American literature. C ( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The Norton anthology of American literature by Nina Baym( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Rising sons by Robert S Levine( Book )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
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Levine, Robert S.
Levine, Robert Steven, 1953-
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