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Beneath the American Renaissance

David S. Reynolds

Beneath the American Renaissance

the subversive imagination in the age of Emerson and Melville

by David S. Reynolds

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Contemporaries,
  • Social norms in literature,
  • Popular literature,
  • Literature and society,
  • History and criticism,
  • American literature,
  • Social problems in literature,
  • Sensationalism in literature,
  • History,
  • Women in literature

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid S. Reynolds
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS208 .R49 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 625 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages625
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25008263M
    ISBN 100199782849
    ISBN 109780199782840
    LC Control Number2010043769
    OCLC/WorldCa670375409


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