At Emerson's Tomb: The Politics of Classic American Literature (Paperback)John Carlos Rowe (author)
Paperback 320 Pages / Published: 17/12/1996
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Representative works are interpreted in light of the two great political movements of the nineteenth century: the abolition of slavery and the women's rights movement. By reexamining Emerson, Poe, Melville, Douglass, Walt Whitman, Chopin, and Faulkner and others, Rowe assesses the degree to which major writers' attitudes toward race, class, and gender contribute to specific political reforms in nineteenth and twentieth-century American culture.
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 425 g
Dimensions: 228 x 150 x 21 mm
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