The Resource American literature before 1880, Robert Lawson-Peebles

American literature before 1880, Robert Lawson-Peebles

Label
American literature before 1880
Title
American literature before 1880
Statement of responsibility
Robert Lawson-Peebles
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
American Literature Before 1880 attempts to place its subject in the broadest possible international perspective. It begins with Homer looking westward, and ends with Henry James crossing the Atlantic eastwards. In between, the book examines the projection of images of the East onto an as-yet unrecognised West; the cultural consequences of Viking, Colombian, and then English migration to America; the growth and independence of the British American colonies; the key writers of the new Republic; and the development of the culture of the United States before and after the Civil War. It is intende
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Lawson-Peebles, Robert
Dewey number
810.9001
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS121
LC item number
.L39 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Longman Literature In English Series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
American literature
Label
American literature before 1880, Robert Lawson-Peebles
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published 2003 by Pearson Education Limited
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Editors' Preface; Acknowledgements; Dedication; 1 The Problem of American Literature; The case of Paul De Man; James, Hawthorne, and the problem; The difficulty of American literary history; American exceptionalism; Songs of the earth's edge; 2 A ProtoAmerican Literature, 800 BC to 1611; Beyond Atlantis; Viking settlement; The oriental impact; The Columbian complex; To the Virginian voyage; 3 From Settlement to Revolution, 1607-1783; Virginia and the naming of New England; The varieties of writing in New England
  • The rising empireThe fall of the British American empire; 4 The New Republic, 1776-1826; The age of Paine; Writing in a vacuum; Experiment and failure: Charles Brockden Brown; Transatlantic domesticity; Transatlantic difficulties: the early work of James Fenimore Cooper; 5 Growth and Identity, 1812-1865; Transatlantic trifles; Fenimore Cooper and the follies of democracy; Yankee attitudes; Explorations of identity: Hawthorne; Explorations of identity: the fiction of Melville; The nation in flux: Edgar Allan Poe; Disunion and Civil War; 6 Prospects for the Great Republic, 1865-1880
  • Battle-pieces: the aftermath of warThe local and the universal; E Pluribus Unum; A complex fate; Chronology; General Bibliographies; General histories/handbooks of America and its literature; Definitions of America and its literature; Thematic studies; Period studies; Individual Authors; Index; Longman Literature in English Series
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (353 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317870388
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000602257
  • (EBL)1991741
  • (SSID)ssj0001560223
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16192612
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001560223
  • (PQKBWorkID)14824899
  • (PQKB)10697626
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1991741
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000602257
Label
American literature before 1880, Robert Lawson-Peebles
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published 2003 by Pearson Education Limited
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Editors' Preface; Acknowledgements; Dedication; 1 The Problem of American Literature; The case of Paul De Man; James, Hawthorne, and the problem; The difficulty of American literary history; American exceptionalism; Songs of the earth's edge; 2 A ProtoAmerican Literature, 800 BC to 1611; Beyond Atlantis; Viking settlement; The oriental impact; The Columbian complex; To the Virginian voyage; 3 From Settlement to Revolution, 1607-1783; Virginia and the naming of New England; The varieties of writing in New England
  • The rising empireThe fall of the British American empire; 4 The New Republic, 1776-1826; The age of Paine; Writing in a vacuum; Experiment and failure: Charles Brockden Brown; Transatlantic domesticity; Transatlantic difficulties: the early work of James Fenimore Cooper; 5 Growth and Identity, 1812-1865; Transatlantic trifles; Fenimore Cooper and the follies of democracy; Yankee attitudes; Explorations of identity: Hawthorne; Explorations of identity: the fiction of Melville; The nation in flux: Edgar Allan Poe; Disunion and Civil War; 6 Prospects for the Great Republic, 1865-1880
  • Battle-pieces: the aftermath of warThe local and the universal; E Pluribus Unum; A complex fate; Chronology; General Bibliographies; General histories/handbooks of America and its literature; Definitions of America and its literature; Thematic studies; Period studies; Individual Authors; Index; Longman Literature in English Series
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (353 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781317870388
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000602257
  • (EBL)1991741
  • (SSID)ssj0001560223
  • (PQKBManifestationID)16192612
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001560223
  • (PQKBWorkID)14824899
  • (PQKB)10697626
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1991741
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000602257

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