Race, slavery, and liberalism in nineteenth-century American literature by Arthur Riss

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .

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  • United States

Subjects:

  • Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • Slavery in literature,
  • Race in literature,
  • Liberalism in literature,
  • African Americans in literature,
  • Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementArthur Riss.
SeriesCambridge studies in American literature and culture, Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ;, 150.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS217.S55 R57 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3418193M
ISBN 100521856744
ISBN 109780521856744
LC Control Number2005034534

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