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The Resource Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893, Ben Railton, (electronic book)

Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893, Ben Railton, (electronic book)

Label
Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893
Title
Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation
Title remainder
American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893
Statement of responsibility
Ben Railton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this study of Gilded Age literature and culture, Ben Railton proposes that in the years after Reconstruction, America's identity was often contested through distinct and competing conceptions of the nation's history. Contesting the Past, Reconstructing the Nation argues that the United States moved toward unifying and univocal historical narratives in the years between the Centennial and Columbian Expositions, that ongoing social conflict provided sites for complications of those narratives, and that works of historical literature offer some of the most revealing glimpses into the nature of
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Railton, Ben
Dewey number
820.9/358
Index
index present
LC call number
PS214
LC item number
.R35 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Sex role in literature
  • Race in literature
Label
Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893, Ben Railton, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-304) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"He wouldn't ever dared to talk such talk in his life before" : dialect slavery, and the race question -- "If we had known how to write, we would have put all these things down and they would not have been forgotten" : silenced voices, forgotten, histories, and the Indian question -- "That's the worst of being a woman. What you go through can't be told" : Private histories, public voices, and the woman question -- "Quite the southern version" : the lure of alternative voices and histories of the southern question -- "The way they talked in New Orleans in those days" : voice and history in and on the grandissimes
Control code
ebr10387619
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 312 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780817315801
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893, Ben Railton, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-304) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"He wouldn't ever dared to talk such talk in his life before" : dialect slavery, and the race question -- "If we had known how to write, we would have put all these things down and they would not have been forgotten" : silenced voices, forgotten, histories, and the Indian question -- "That's the worst of being a woman. What you go through can't be told" : Private histories, public voices, and the woman question -- "Quite the southern version" : the lure of alternative voices and histories of the southern question -- "The way they talked in New Orleans in those days" : voice and history in and on the grandissimes
Control code
ebr10387619
Dimensions
24 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xii, 312 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780817315801
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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