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  • Title: A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865
  • Autor: Shirley Samuels
  • Editor: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
  • Relaese Date: 26 February 2008
  • ISBN: 1405165111
  • EAN: 9781405165112
  • Language: English
  • Age of Range: 15 years
  • Edition: allinonedrucker.net
  • Format Book: PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
  • Number of page: 470 pages
  • File Size: 13MB
  • Rating: ★★★★★
 

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Description A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865 by Shirley Samuels

A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865 presents current critical responses to the broad range of American fiction written from the earliest declarations of nationhood to secession and civil war. The volume features contributions from over 35 leading international critics and scholars, who offer a cultural and historical context that serves to illuminate the fiction. The Companion covers both less well-known writers, such as Lydia Maria Child and George Lippard, and canonical authors, such as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, and Harriet Beecher Stowe. Contributors demonstrate how these authors present conflicts about territory and sovereignty and questions of gender, race, ethnicity, and identity.
Shirley Samuels is Professor of English and American Studies at Cornell University. She is the author of Romances of the Republic (1996) and Facing America: Iconography and the Civil War (2004), and the editor of The Culture of Sentiment (1992). She is also currently the section editor of "
 
 

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