The Resource Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893, Ben Railton, (electronic resource)

Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893, Ben Railton, (electronic resource)

Label
Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893
Title
Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation
Title remainder
American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893
Statement of responsibility
Ben Railton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Fables of American history embodied in Gilded Age literature In this study of Gilded Age literature and culture, Benjamin Railton proposes that in the years after Reconstruction, America's identity was often contested through distinct and competing conceptions of the nation's history. He argues that the United States moved toward unifying and univocal historical narratives in the years between the Centennial and Columbian Expositions, that ongoing social conflict provided sites for complications of those narratives, and that works of historical literature offer some
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Railton, Ben
Dewey number
  • 810.9004
  • 820.9/358
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS214
LC item number
.R35 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in American literary realism and naturalism
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Sex role in literature
  • Race in literature
Label
Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893, Ben Railton, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-304) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
"He wouldn't ever dared to talk such talk in his life before" : dialect slavery, and the race question -- "If we had known how to write, we would have put all these things down and they would not have been forgotten" : silenced voices, forgotten, histories, and the Indian question -- "That's the worst of being a woman. What you go through can't be told" : Private histories, public voices, and the woman question -- "Quite the southern version" : the lure of alternative voices and histories of the southern question -- "The way they talked in New Orleans in those days" : voice and history in and on the grandissimes
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (327 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817380205
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000479932
  • (EBL)438216
  • (OCoLC)183297118
  • (SSID)ssj0000129896
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11129122
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000129896
  • (PQKBWorkID)10080683
  • (PQKB)10649314
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC438216
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse8902
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000479932
Label
Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893, Ben Railton, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-304) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
"He wouldn't ever dared to talk such talk in his life before" : dialect slavery, and the race question -- "If we had known how to write, we would have put all these things down and they would not have been forgotten" : silenced voices, forgotten, histories, and the Indian question -- "That's the worst of being a woman. What you go through can't be told" : Private histories, public voices, and the woman question -- "Quite the southern version" : the lure of alternative voices and histories of the southern question -- "The way they talked in New Orleans in those days" : voice and history in and on the grandissimes
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (327 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817380205
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000479932
  • (EBL)438216
  • (OCoLC)183297118
  • (SSID)ssj0000129896
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11129122
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000129896
  • (PQKBWorkID)10080683
  • (PQKB)10649314
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC438216
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse8902
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000479932

Library Locations

  • Albert D. Cohen Management LibraryBorrow it
    181 Freedman Crescent, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 5V4, CA
    49.807878 -97.129961
  • Architecture/Fine Arts LibraryBorrow it
    84 Curry Place, Winnipeg, MB, CA
    49.807716 -97.136226
  • Archives and Special CollectionsBorrow it
    25 Chancellors Circle (Elizabeth Dafoe Library), Room 330, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.809961 -97.131878
  • Bibliothèque Alfred-Monnin (Université de Saint-Boniface)Borrow it
    200, avenue de la Cathédrale, Local 2110, Winnipeg, MB, R2H 0H7, CA
    49.888861 -97.119735
  • Bill Larson Library (Grace Hospital)Borrow it
    300 Booth Drive, G-227, Winnipeg, MB, R3J 3M7, CA
    49.882400 -97.276436
  • Carolyn Sifton - Helene Fuld Library (St. Boniface General Hospital)Borrow it
    409 Tache Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R2H 2A6, CA
    49.883388 -97.126050
  • Concordia Hospital LibraryBorrow it
    1095 Concordia Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R2K 3S8, CA
    49.913252 -97.064683
  • Donald W. Craik Engineering LibraryBorrow it
    75B Chancellors Circle (Engineering Building E3), Room 361, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.809053 -97.133292
  • E.K. Williams Law LibraryBorrow it
    224 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 5V4, CA
    49.811829 -97.131017
  • Eckhardt-Gramatté Music LibraryBorrow it
    136 Dafoe Road (Taché Arts Complex), Room 257, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.807964 -97.132222
  • Elizabeth Dafoe LibraryBorrow it
    25 Chancellors Circle, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.809961 -97.131878
  • Fr. H. Drake Library (St. Paul's College)Borrow it
    70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2M6, CA
    49.810605 -97.138184
  • J.W. Crane Memorial Library (Deer Lodge Centre)Borrow it
    2109 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3J 0L3, CA
    49.878000 -97.235520
  • Libraries Annex (not open to the public; please see web page for details)Borrow it
    25 Chancellors Circle (in the Elizabeth Dafoe Library), Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2N2, CA
    49.809961 -97.131878
  • Neil John Maclean Health Sciences LibraryBorrow it
    727 McDermot Avenue (Brodie Centre), 200 Level, Winnipeg, MB, R3E 3P5, CA
    49.903563 -97.160554
  • Sciences and Technology LibraryBorrow it
    186 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2M8, CA
    49.811526 -97.133257
  • Seven Oaks General Hospital LibraryBorrow it
    2300 McPhillips Street, Winnipeg, MB, R2V 3M3, CA
    49.955177 -97.148865
  • Sister St. Odilon Library (Misericordia Health Centre)Borrow it
    99 Cornish Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3C 1A2, CA
    49.879592 -97.160425
  • St. John's College LibraryBorrow it
    92 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2M5, CA
    49.811242 -97.137156
  • Victoria General Hospital LibraryBorrow it
    2340 Pembina Highway, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2E8, CA
    49.806755 -97.152739
  • William R Newman Library (Agriculture)Borrow it
    66 Dafoe Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3T 2R3, CA
    49.806936 -97.135525
Processing Feedback ...