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Publishing the family

Author: June Howard
Publisher: Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2001.
Series: New Americanists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Publishing the Family June Howard turns a study of the collaborative novel The Whole Family into a lens through which to examine American literature and culture at the beginning of the twentieth century. Striving to do equal justice to historical particulars and the broad horizons of social change, Howard reconsiders such categories of analysis as authorship, genre, and periodization. In the process, she offers
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: William Dean Howells; William Dean Howells
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: June Howard
ISBN: 0822327627 9780822327622 0822327716 9780822327714
OCLC Number: 46729287
Description: xiv, 336 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: "A Strangely Exciting Story" --
How It Began --
Authorship and Collaboration --
Scenes of Reading and Writing --
The Hearthstone at Harper's --
Harper's and Antebellum Print Culture: A House Undivided --
Harper's and Postbellum Print Culture: "A Climb up the Spiral Staircase" --
Harper's in the New Century: "Everybody's Busy Day" --
A Family Performance: The Composite Novel as Vaudeville --
Making the Family Whole --
What Is a Family? --
The Father's Family --
The Female Counter-family --
Intimacy and Publicity --
The Sometimes-New Woman --
Sex and Education --
The Subtle Syncretism of Mary Wilkins Freeman --
The Extraordinary Miss Jordan --
Female Modernity and the Magazine --
What Is Sentimentality? --
Embodied Thoughts --
Feeling Right --
Home Sweet Home --
Feeling and Form --
Sentimentality in Circulation, circa 1908 --
Closing the Book --
Culture and Commerce --
Perfect Felicity (with Professional Help) --
Contents and Characters of The Whole Family --
The Generations of the "Family."
Series Title: New Americanists.
Responsibility: June Howard.
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Presents the study of the serial novel The Whole Family. This title uses this project it as a lens through which to examine turn-of-the-century American publishing, gender relations, narrative forms,  Read more...

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