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The Resource By the sweat of the brow : literature and labor in antebellum America, Nicholas K. Bromell

By the sweat of the brow : literature and labor in antebellum America, Nicholas K. Bromell

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By the sweat of the brow : literature and labor in antebellum America
Title
By the sweat of the brow
Title remainder
literature and labor in antebellum America
Statement of responsibility
Nicholas K. Bromell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Bromell, Nicholas Knowles
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • American literature
  • Working class writings, American
  • Slaves' writings, American
  • Slavery in literature
  • Working class in literature
  • Work in literature
Label
By the sweat of the brow : literature and labor in antebellum America, Nicholas K. Bromell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: "Ain't That Work?".
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Manual Labor and the Problem of Literary Representation.
  • p. 15
  • 2.
  • Meaning and Demeaning of Manual Labor at the Exhibitions of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association.
  • p. 40
  • 3.
  • Erotics of Labor in Melville's Redburn.
  • p. 61
  • 4.
  • Naturalized Labor and Natural History in Thoreau's: A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers.
  • p. 80
  • 5.
  • Women Carved of Oak and Korl: The Female Body as the Site of Gendered Labor in Hawthorne and Davis.
  • p. 99
  • 6.
  • Labored Discourse of Domesticity.
  • p. 120
  • 7.
  • Maternal Labor in the Work of "Literary Domestics": Catharine Maria Sedgwick and Susan Warner.
  • p. 136
  • 8.
  • Literary Composition as Maternal Labor in Uncle Tom's Cabin.
  • p. 152
  • 9.
  • Meanings of Work and Song in Antebellum Slavery.
  • p. 175
  • 10.
  • Slavery, Work, and Song in Frederick Douglass's Autobiographies.
  • p. 193
  • 11.
  • "By the Labor of My Hands Only": The Making and Unmaking of Walden.
  • p. 213
  • Afterword.
  • p. 241
  • Notes.
  • p. 245
  • Index.
  • p. 269
Control code
ocm27935466
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 278 p.
Isbn
9780226075556
Lccn
93017247
Label
By the sweat of the brow : literature and labor in antebellum America, Nicholas K. Bromell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: "Ain't That Work?".
  • p. 1
  • 1.
  • Manual Labor and the Problem of Literary Representation.
  • p. 15
  • 2.
  • Meaning and Demeaning of Manual Labor at the Exhibitions of the Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association.
  • p. 40
  • 3.
  • Erotics of Labor in Melville's Redburn.
  • p. 61
  • 4.
  • Naturalized Labor and Natural History in Thoreau's: A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers.
  • p. 80
  • 5.
  • Women Carved of Oak and Korl: The Female Body as the Site of Gendered Labor in Hawthorne and Davis.
  • p. 99
  • 6.
  • Labored Discourse of Domesticity.
  • p. 120
  • 7.
  • Maternal Labor in the Work of "Literary Domestics": Catharine Maria Sedgwick and Susan Warner.
  • p. 136
  • 8.
  • Literary Composition as Maternal Labor in Uncle Tom's Cabin.
  • p. 152
  • 9.
  • Meanings of Work and Song in Antebellum Slavery.
  • p. 175
  • 10.
  • Slavery, Work, and Song in Frederick Douglass's Autobiographies.
  • p. 193
  • 11.
  • "By the Labor of My Hands Only": The Making and Unmaking of Walden.
  • p. 213
  • Afterword.
  • p. 241
  • Notes.
  • p. 245
  • Index.
  • p. 269
Control code
ocm27935466
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 278 p.
Isbn
9780226075556
Lccn
93017247

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