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Samuels, Shirley.

Reading the American novel, 1780-1865 / Shirley Samuels. - Chichester, West Sussex, UK ; Malden, MA : John Wiley & Sons, 2012. - pages. - Reading the novel ; [5] . - Reading the novel ; 5. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Front Matter -- Introduction to the American Novel -- Historical Codes in Literary Analysis -- Women, Blood, and Contract -- Black Rivers, Red Letters, and White Whales -- Promoting the Nation in James Fenimore Cooper and Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Women's Worlds in the Nineteenth-Century Novel -- Afterword -- Further Reading -- Index. Preface -- Introduction to the American novel : from Charles Brockden Brown's gothic novels to Caroline Kirkland's wilderness -- Historical codes in literary analysis : the writing projects of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Elizabeth Stoddard, and Hannah Crafts -- Women, blood, and contract : land claims in Lydia Maria Child, Catharine Sedgwick, and James Fenimore Cooper -- Black rivers, red letters, and white whales : mobility and desire in Catherine Williams, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Herman Melville -- Promoting the nation in James Fenimore Cooper and Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Women's worlds in the 19th century novel : Susan B. Warner, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, Fanny Fern, E.D.E.N. Southworth, Harriet Wilson, and Louisa May Alcott -- Afterword.


Electronic reproduction.
Hoboken, N.J. :
Wiley InterScience,
2011.
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9781444354355 1444354353

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1700-1899


American fiction--History and criticism.--19th century
American fiction--History and criticism.--18th century
National characteristics, American, in literature.
Social history in literature.
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
Social psychology in literature.
Literature and society--United States.
Literature and history--United States.
Books and reading--History.--United States
American fiction.
Books and reading.
Identity (Psychology) in literature.
Literature.
Literature and history.
Literature and society.
National characteristics, American, in literature.
Social history in literature.
Social psychology in literature.


United States--In literature.
United States.


Electronic books.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.

PS374.U5 / S26 2012

813/.209

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