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Revisionary interventions into the Americanist canon

Revisionary interventions into the Americanist canon

Author: Donald E Pease
Publisher: Durham, N.C. [etc.] : Duke University Press, 1994.
Series: New Americanists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donald E Pease
ISBN: 0822314932 9780822314936
OCLC Number: 1120337439
Description: VIII, 343 p.; 23 cm
Contents: Preface viiNew Americanists: Revisionist Interventions in to the Canon / Donald E. Pease 1The Res Publica of Letters / Michael Warner 38The Rationale for "The American Romance" / John McWilliams 71Scarcity, Subjectivity, and Emerson / Wai-chee Dimock 83Hearing Narrative Voices in Melville's Pierre / Priscilla Wald 100The Rhetorical Use and Abuse of Fiction: Eating Books in Late Nineteenth-Century American / Steven Mailloux 133Maternal Discourse and the Romance of Self-Possession in Kate Chopin's The Awakening / Ivy Schweitzer 158Realism, Ideology, and the Novel in American (1886-1896): Changing Perspectives in the Work of Mark Twain, W. D. Howells, and Henry James / Robert Weimann 189American Literature and the New Historicism: The Example of Frederick Douglass / Gregory S. Jay 211"Ours by the Law of Naure": Romance and Independents on Mark Twain's River / Howard Horwitz 243Cataloging the Creatures of the Deep: "Billy Budd, Sailor" and the Rise of Sociology / Susan Misruchi 272Violence, Revolution and the Cost of Freedom: John Brown and W. E. B. DuBois / WIlliam E. Cain 305Contributors 331Index 333
Series Title: New Americanists.
Responsibility: Donald E. Pease, editor.


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