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Realist Poetics in American Culture, 1866-1900

Realist Poetics in American Culture, 1866-1900

Elizabeth Renker

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198808787
eISBN:
9780191863660
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808787.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The terms “poetry” and “realism” have a complex and often oppositional relationship in American literary histories of the postbellum period. The core narrative holds that “realism,” the major ... More

The Civil War Dead and American Modernity

The Civil War Dead and American Modernity

Ian Finseth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780190848347
eISBN:
9780190848378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190848347.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Tracing the Civil War dead’s representational afterlife acroᶊ an array of historical, visual, and literary documents from 1861 to 1914, this book shows that they played a central, complex, and ... More

Emerson's Memory LossOriginality, Communality, and the Late Style

Emerson's Memory Loss: Originality, Communality, and the Late Style

Christopher Hanlon

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190842529
eISBN:
9780190842550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190842529.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Emerson’s Memory Loss is about an archive of texts documenting Emerson’s intellectual state during the final phase of his life, as he underwent dementia. It is also about the way these texts provoke ... More

American EnchantmentRituals of the People in the Post-Revolutionary World

American Enchantment: Rituals of the People in the Post-Revolutionary World

Michelle Sizemore

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190627539
eISBN:
9780190627553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190627539.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book investigates the post-revolutionary rituals and discourses of enchantment, a category of mystical experience uniquely capable of producing new forms of popular power and social affiliation. ... More

On Sympathetic GroundsRace, Gender, and Affective Geographies in Nineteenth-Century North America

On Sympathetic Grounds: Race, Gender, and Affective Geographies in Nineteenth-Century North America

Naomi Greyser

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190460983
eISBN:
9780190461003
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190460983.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

On Sympathetic Grounds lays out sympathy’s vital place in shaping North America. The book puts forward a critical method for thinking about sentimentalism as a genre, mode, and political and ... More

Untimely DemocracyThe Politics of Progress After Slavery

Untimely Democracy: The Politics of Progress After Slavery

Gregory Laski

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190642792
eISBN:
9780190642815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190642792.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, African-American Literature

Untimely Democracy tells the surprising story of how American authors and activists defined the path of racial progress after the abolition of slavery. Conventional narratives of democracy stretching ... More

Lecturing the AtlanticSpeech, Print, and an Anglo-American Commons 1830-1870

Lecturing the Atlantic: Speech, Print, and an Anglo-American Commons 1830-1870

Tom F. Wright

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190496791
eISBN:
9780190496814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190496791.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Lecturing the Atlantic argues for a new interpretation of the public lecture, as one of the nineteenth-century Anglo-American world’s most important cultural forms. It reorients our understanding of ... More

Thoreau and the Language of Trees

Thoreau and the Language of Trees

Richard Higgins and Robert D. Richardson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520294042
eISBN:
9780520967311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520294042.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

Thoreau and the Language of Trees is the first in-depth study of Thoreau’s passionate engagement with trees and his writing about them. It explores his keen eye for trees as a naturalist, his ... More

Spectacular MenRace, Gender, and Nation on the Early American Stage

Spectacular Men: Race, Gender, and Nation on the Early American Stage

Sarah E. Chinn

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190653675
eISBN:
9780190653705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190653675.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

In this book, I use theatrical texts to trace the development of various models of white masculinity in the years between the establishment of the United States of America and the Jacksonian era of ... More

Black PrometheusRace and Radicalism in the Age of Atlantic Slavery

Black Prometheus: Race and Radicalism in the Age of Atlantic Slavery

Jared Hickman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190272586
eISBN:
9780190272609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190272586.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book addresses the specific conditions under and the pointed implications with which an ancient story about different orders of gods dueling over the fate of humanity became such a prominent ... More

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