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Archives of American time : literature and modernity in the nineteenth century / Lloyd Pratt.

Author/Creator:
Pratt, Lloyd, 1967-
Publication:
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2010.
Format/Description:
Book
252 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Time in literature.
Time -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Group identity -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
National characteristics, American, in literature.
Contents:
Introduction: Written to the future
Figures of print, orders of time, and the character of American modernity
"A magnificent fragment" : dialects of time and the American historical romance
Local time : southwestern humor and nineteenth-century literary regionalism
The deprivation of time in African American life writing
Epilogue: The spatial turn and the scale of freedom.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780812242089 (alk. paper)
0812242084 (alk. paper)
OCLC:
320799635