7 edition of Figuring authorship in antebellum America found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -243) and index.
|LC Classifications||PS201 .N49 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 251 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||251|
|LC Control Number||96052220|
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: Figuring Authorship in Antebellum America (): Michael Newbury: BooksCited by: The increased demand for salable entertainment, for pleasing an expanded and unknown audience in its moments of leisure, fostered a new consciousness of authorship as a commercial and professional mode of work in the first half of the nineteenth century in America.
This book argues that a range of canonical and more recently enfranchised antebellum authors—from Nathaniel Hawthorne Author: Michael Newbury. The increased demand for salable entertainment, for pleasing an expanded and unknown audience in its moments of leisure, fostered a new consciousness of authorship as a commercial and professional mode of work in the first half of the nineteenth century in America.
This book argues that a range of canonical and more recently enfranchised antebellum authors—from Nathaniel Hawthorne and. Introduction: Labor and Letters in Antebellum America Industry and Authorship: Hawthorne's Mob, Melville's Maids, and the Lowell Offering Eaten Alive: Slavery and Celebrity in Antebellum America Healthful Employment: White-Collar Work, Writing, and Middle-Class Fitness Books shelved as antebellum-america: What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, - by Daniel Walker Howe, Democracy in America by Ale.
Emerson's “American Scholar” speech and transcendentalism both influenced and reflected an impressive flowering of American literature. The country's literary centers were New England and New York.
From New England came the historical works of George Bancroft (History of the United States. Americans wrote a number of important novels in the antebellum period.
InRichard Henry Dana published Two Years Before the Mast, an fictionalized account of the difficulties of life as a sailor based on Dana 's own experiences.
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Yet at the Figuring authorship in antebellum America book time, a new America was emerging. The rapid growth of cities inspired Frederick Law Olmstead to lead the movement for public parks.5/5(1). Buy By the Sweat of the Brow: Literature and Labor in Antebellum America by Bromell (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
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The only writer of this period who, with the passage of time, was to rise to a level of national and international prominence was Edgar Allan Poe, whose relationship to. Historical books about Antebellum Period. The shared experience of reading texts in public spaces, a single headline or billboard being read by hundreds or thousands of spectators, most of whom did not know one another but who shared access to the same information, was a new chapter in the annals of the public sphere.
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Conditions of antebellum slavery - Resource Bank Contents: By slavery was primarily located in the South, where it existed in many different forms. African Americans were enslaved. It is almost impossible to identify just 10 “must read” books—there are scores of indispensable studies—but to understand the impact of slavery on Author: Sven Beckert.
One of the first works of fiction by an American author to become popular outside the United States, Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow was first published as part of The Sketchbook in Irving’s vivid imagery involving the wild supernatural pursuit by the Headless Horseman has sustained interest in this popular folktale through many printed editions, as well as film.
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suggests that this shift was the. Kalpana Kannabiran, “Retrieving the Idea of Citizenship,” The Hindu, Janu Richard D.
Brown, “Review of Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America by Martha S. Jones,” Journal of the Early Repub no. 3 (Fall ) Robert Gooding-Williams, “Membership, Citizenship, and Democracy,” Public Books. Traditionally, scholars of authorship in antebellum America have approached their subject through the lens of professionalization, exploring the ways in which writing moved away from amateurism and into the capitalist marketplace.
The Business of Letters breaks new ground by challenging the dominant professionalization model, with its vision of a single literary marketplace.
American History by Era - Antebellum America. The time between America's independence in and the year was an era of remarkable growth in territory and power for the new nation, as well as a time of social ferment and change. Americans created a constitutional government, expanded westward, and grappled with the problem of slavery.
Southern literature (sometimes called the literature of the American South) is defined as American literature about the Southern United States or by writers from this region.
Traditionally, the study of southern literature has emphasized a common Southern history, the significance of family, a sense of community and one's role within it, a sense of justice, the region's dominant religion. The History of the United States of North America; [In 3 Volumes] From the Discovery of the Western World to the Present Day By: Bartlett, W.
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The United States set about defining and reforming its criminal justice institutions during the antebellum years, just as an innovative, expanding print culture afforded authors and publishers unprecedented opportunities to reflect on these important social developments.
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The term "antebellum" stirs thoughts of Tara, the palatial plantation home featured in in the book and movie Gone with the grand, pillared Greek Revival mansions to stately Federal style estates, America's antebellum-era architecture reflects the power and idealism of wealthy landowners in the American South, prior to the Civil War.
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Free Blacks in Antebellum America: Selected full-text books and articles In Hope of Liberty: Culture, Community, and Protest among Northern Free Blacks, By James Oliver Horton; Lois E. Horton Oxford University Press, She is the author of the recently published Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America (Cambridge University Press, ) and All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in Antebellum Public Culture, (University of North Carolina Press, ), and a co-editor of Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women.
During the era of slavery in the United States, the education of African Americans, enslaved and free, was often discouraged, except for religious instruction, and eventually made illegal in many of the Southern states. It was believed that literacy was a threat to the institution of slavery.
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