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George Lippard, Ignatius Donnelly, and the Esoteric Theology of American Labor

Dan Mckanan

in The Pew and the Picket Line: Christianity and the American Working Class

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039997
eISBN:
9780252098178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039997.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the works of two labor novelists, George Lippard (1822–54) and Ignatius Donnelly (1831–1901), focusing specifically on their use of esoteric Christianity as a source of worker ... More


Feeling at a Loss:: Theft and Affect in George Lippard

Chad Luck

in The Body of Property: Antebellum American Fiction and the Phenomenology of Possession

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823263004
eISBN:
9780823266340
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263004.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter argues that the sensationalist “city mystery” novels of George Lippard work to link the affective power of gothic sensationalism to a radical critique of possessive market society. It ... More


The Brotherhood of the Union: George Lippard and the Palestine of Redeemed Labor

Mark A. Lause

in A Secret Society History of the Civil War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036552
eISBN:
9780252093593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036552.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the Brotherhood of the Union. The Brotherhood represented a particularly American version of the radical nationalist idealism characteristic of the European revolts of ... More


Paradoxical Pastors; or, What the Novelist Imagined

Karin E. Gedge

in Without Benefit of Clergy: Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195130201
eISBN:
9780199835157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195130200.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Nineteenth-century American readers regularly encountered powerful and paradoxical images of clergy and women in many fictive genres, a reflection of the cultural tensions manifested in the ... More


The Drunkard’s Demons

Matthew Warner Osborn

in Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226099897
eISBN:
9780226099927
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226099927.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The final chapter traces how delirium tremens shaped representations of pathological drinking in mid nineteenth-century popular culture. Finding depictions of the disease in the writings of some of ... More


Black Samson of Brandywine

Nyasha Junior and Jeremy Schipper

in Black Samson: The Untold Story of an American Icon

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190689780
eISBN:
9780190936853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689780.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was not the only writer to popularize a Black Samson figure. Moving away from treating Samson as an abolitionist hero, other writers continued to develop this uniquely ... More


Cheap Sensation: Pamphlet Potboilers and Beadle’s Dime Novels

Shelley Streeby

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter focuses on the cheap sensational fiction written by authors such as George Lippard, Ned Buntline, and A. J. H. Duganne for story-papers in the late nineteenth century. More specifically, ... More


The City Mystery Novel

Scott Peeples

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0033
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter focuses on the “city mystery” novel and its themes of vice and crime, along with corruption and poverty, set in large cities. It examines how the city mystery novel sensationalized city ... More


Hidden Dangers: Convent Cellars, City Haunts, and the Rise of Dark-Lantern Politics

Cassandra L. Yacovazzi

in Escaped Nuns: True Womanhood and the Campaign Against Convents in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190881009
eISBN:
9780190881030
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190881009.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Literature, Religion and Society

By the late 1840s, a new genre of literature revealed deep concerns with corruption in the growing urban centers. City mysteries exposed a dark underworld of the metropolis, leading readers through ... More


Ethnic Novels and the Construction of the Multicultural Nation to 1870

John Lowe

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 5: The American Novel to 1870

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195385359
eISBN:
9780190252786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195385359.003.0026
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This chapter examines the role of the ethnic novel in creating a multicultural nation during the period up to 1870. It first considers fictional depictions of the US-Mexico War and how they shaped ... More


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