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Sentimental collaborations : mourning and middle-class identity in nineteenth-century America

Author: Mary Louise Kete
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2000.
Series: New Americanists.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the 1992 Democratic Convention and again while delivering Harvard University's commencement address two years later, Vice President Al Gore shared with his audience a story that showed the  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kete, Mary Louise.
Sentimental collaborations.
Durham : Duke University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)606406605
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Louise Kete
ISBN: 0822324350 9780822324355 0822324717 9780822324713
OCLC Number: 41380412
Description: xx, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Forgotten Language of Sentimentality --
pt. 1. The "Language Which May Never Be Forgot" 1. Harriet Gould's Book: Description and Provenance. 2. "We Shore These Fragments against Our Ruin" --
pt. 2. Sentimental Collaborations: Mourning and the American self. 3. "And Sister Sing the Song I Love": Circulation of the Self and Other within the Stasis of Lyric. 4. The Circulation of the Dead and the Making of the Self in the Novel --
pt. 3. The Competition of Sentimental Nationalisms: Lydia Sigourney and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. 5. The Competition of Sentimental Nationalisms. 6. The Other American Poets --
pt. 4. Mourning Sentimentality in Reconstruction-Era America: Mark Twain's Nostalgic Realism.
Series Title: New Americanists.
Responsibility: Mary Louise Kete.

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"Such is the reach of Kete's scholarship that it succeeds in illuminating both the private experience of grief in American families and the public constitution of a national middle-class culture. It Read more...

 
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