By Janet;Sattelmeyer, Robert Gabler-Hover
This A-Z, cross-referenced and illustrated name offers a different evaluate of the severe interval that spans the early nationwide period in the course of the Civil struggle, and which witnessed the beginning of a really American literature. The set positive factors greater than 250 survey entries. matters contain: political issues (Manifest future, Underground Railroad); rules in context (Transcendentalism); values (Sentimentalism, Mourning); genres (Dime Novels, Oratory); renowned leisure (Theatre); publishing (Harper's Monthly, Editors); works of literature and nonfiction ("Hiawatha," "Life within the Iron Mills"); and lots more and plenty extra. The research of quite a lot of classics in American literature, considered as cultural and old records, cultivates severe talents in analyzing texts from quite a few views, together with aesthetic, biographical, social, ancient, racial and gendered. besides its significant other name at the interval overlaying 1870 to 1920, this set offers a accomplished assessment of a key century in American ancient and literary experiences.
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N. The Hidden Hand; or, Capitola the Madcap. 1859. Introduction by Nina Baym. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Secondary Works Carpenter, Lynette. “Double Talk: The Power and Glory of Paradox in E. D. E. N. ” Legacy 10, no. 1 (1993): 17–30. Dobson, Joanne. Introduction to The Hidden Hand; or, Capitola the Madcap. Edited by Joanne Dobson. : Rutgers University Press, 1988. Foster, George. New York by Gas-light and Other Urban Sketches. Edited by Stuart Blumin. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1990.
Women wore Capitola clothes, Capitola hats, and Capitola boots. People could even go to the Capitola Hotel or travel to the town of Capitola, California. As the saucy prototype of an assembly line of tomboy characters that persists to this day in American fiction, Capitola Black the Bowery b’hoy presented a defiant challenge to the gender constraints that existed in Victorian America. CAP BLACK, BOWERY B’HOYS, AND THE IDEOLOGIES OF MANHOOD Drawing on the working-class, popular culture image of the scrappy Bowery b’hoy—the rowdy, pugnacious young street ruffian who prowled the streets of the Bowery in Manhattan, especially during the 1840s and 1850s—Southworth challenges the complex and competing ideologies of manhood that were fermenting in mid-nineteenth-century America.
THE CONQUEST OF MEXICO AS ROMANCE? ” However, Prescott’s aim is not to romanticize a historical subject but to treat a Romantic subject rigorously as history: “I have conscientiously endeavoured to distinguish fact from fiction, and to establish the narrative on as broad a basis as possible of contemporary evidence” (1:ix–x). Prescott parted company with novelists like Sir Walter Scott and James Fenimore Cooper, who argued that details might be altered or scenes invented so long as the writer A M E R I C A N H I S T O R Y T H R O U G H represented the true spirit of the past.