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Reinventing Liberty: Nation, Commerce and the Historical Novel from Walpole to Scott

Fiona Price

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474402965
eISBN:
9781474422116
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474402965.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Walter Scott is often regarded as the first historical novelist. Reinventing Liberty challenges this view by returning us to the rich range of historical novels written in the late ... More


Mid-Nineteenth-Century Immigrant Francophone Authors

Catharine Savage Brosman

in Louisiana Creole Literature: A Historical Study

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039102
eISBN:
9781621039938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039102.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines three minor authors and two important novelists, all of whom immigrated to Louisiana and wrote in French. Charles Testut, a journalist, poet, and novelist, is examined ... More


Mercier and Other Novelists Born in the Early Nineteenth Century

Catharine Savage Brosman

in Louisiana Creole Literature: A Historical Study

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039102
eISBN:
9781621039938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039102.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

The historical novel in Louisiana is reviewed here initially, and the career of Charles Gayarré, a conservative historian and novelist, is examined. The chapter then outlines the career of the ... More


Uncommon Grounds: The Representation of History in , , and

Jeffrey Lawrence

in Anxieties of Experience: The Literatures of the Americas from Whitman to Bolaño

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190690205
eISBN:
9780190690236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190690205.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter turns from a historical account of the development of the US literature of experience and the Latin American literature of reading to a textual analysis of the US and Latin American ... More


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