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Modernity and autobiography in nineteenth-century America : literary representations of communication and transportation technologies

Author: James E Dobson
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2017] ©2017
Series: Pivotal studies in the golobal American literary imagination.; Palgrave pivot.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book examines temporal and formal disruptions found in American autobiographical narratives produced during the end of the nineteenth century.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James E Dobson
ISBN: 9783319673219 3319673211
OCLC Number: 1000579261
Description: vii, 117 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The American modernity crisis and disruptive technologies --
Modernity and dialectic of detachment --
"An alien at home": Henry James's failed homecoming --
Theodore Dreiser, temporary homes, and the compensatory commemorative state --
The telephonic self: non-systemic systems and autobiographical self-representation.
Series Title: Pivotal studies in the golobal American literary imagination.; Palgrave pivot.
Responsibility: James E. Dobson.

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