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Dislocating race & nation : episodes in nineteenth-century American literary nationalism

Author: Robert S Levine
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert S Levine
ISBN: 9780807832264 9780807859032 080783226X 0807859036
OCLC Number: 213358028
Description: x, 322 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Undoings --
Charles Brockden Brown, Louisiana, and the contingencies of empire --
Circulating the nation: David Walker, the Missouri Compromise, and the appeals of black literary nationalism --
Genealogical fictions: Melville and Hannah crafts in Hawthorne's house --
Frederick Douglass's hemispheric nationalism, 1857-1893 --
Undoings redux.
Other Titles: Dislocating race and nation
Responsibility: Robert S. Levine.
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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  Read more...

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