The Resource Empire and the literature of sensation : an anthology of nineteenth-century popular fiction, edited and with an introduction by Jesse Alemán and Shelley Streeby, (electronic book)

Empire and the literature of sensation : an anthology of nineteenth-century popular fiction, edited and with an introduction by Jesse Alemán and Shelley Streeby, (electronic book)

Label
Empire and the literature of sensation : an anthology of nineteenth-century popular fiction
Title
Empire and the literature of sensation
Title remainder
an anthology of nineteenth-century popular fiction
Statement of responsibility
edited and with an introduction by Jesse Alemán and Shelley Streeby
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mid-nineteenth-century American literature teems with the energy and excitement characteristic of the nation?s era of expansion. It also reveals the intense anxiety and conflict of a country struggling with what it will mean, socially and culturally, to incorporate previously held Spanish territories. Empire and the Literature of Sensation is a critical anthology of some of the most popular and sensational writings published before the Civil War. It is a collection of transvestite adventures, forbidden love, class conflict, and terrifying encounters with racial?others.?. Most of the accounts,
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
813/.309358
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS653
LC item number
.E67 2007eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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  • 1968-
  • 1963-
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  • Alemán, Jesse
  • Streeby, Shelley
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  • American fiction
  • Popular literature
  • Imperialism
  • Indigenous peoples
Label
Empire and the literature of sensation : an anthology of nineteenth-century popular fiction, edited and with an introduction by Jesse Alemán and Shelley Streeby, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-297)
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
Introduction -- A note on the texts -- The female warrior -- Magdalena, the beautiful Mexican maid / Ned Buntline -- 'Bel of Prairie Eden / George Lippard -- A thrilling and exciting account of the sufferings and horrible tortures inflicted on Mortimer Bowers and Miss Sophia Delaplain -- The prisoner of La Vintresse / Mary Andrews Denison
Control code
ebr10206179
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxxi, 297 p.
Form of item
electronic
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
Empire and the literature of sensation : an anthology of nineteenth-century popular fiction, edited and with an introduction by Jesse Alemán and Shelley Streeby, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-297)
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
Introduction -- A note on the texts -- The female warrior -- Magdalena, the beautiful Mexican maid / Ned Buntline -- 'Bel of Prairie Eden / George Lippard -- A thrilling and exciting account of the sufferings and horrible tortures inflicted on Mortimer Bowers and Miss Sophia Delaplain -- The prisoner of La Vintresse / Mary Andrews Denison
Control code
ebr10206179
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxxi, 297 p.
Form of item
electronic
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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