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John Neal and nineteenth-century American literature and culture / edited by Edward Watts, and David J. Carlson.

Publication:
Lewisburg [Pa.] : Bucknell University Press ; Lanham, Md. : Co-published with Rowman & Littlefield Pub. Group, c2012.
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xxxiv, 319 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Neal, John, 1793-1876 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
National characteristics, American, in literature.
Critics -- United States.
Contents:
Introduction
John Neal : across the American renaissance / Edward Watts and
David J. Carlson
"I must resemble nobody": John Neal, genre, and the making of American literary nationalism / Matthew Pethers
"The herbage of death": haunted environments in John Neal and James Fenimore Cooper / Matthew Wynn Sivils
Eye-witness to history: the anti-narrative aesthetic of Neal's Seventy-Six / Jeffrey Insko
Notes on poetic push-pin and the writing of life in John Neal's authorship / Jorg Thomas Richter
Celebrated rubbish: John Neal and the commercialization of early American Romanticism / Maya Merlob
John Neal, the rise of the critick, and the rise of American art / Francesca Orestano
John Neal and John Dunn Hunter / Jonathan Elmer
"Another declaration of independence": John Neal's Rachel Dyer and the assault on precedent / David J. Carlson
Here, there, and everywhere: the elusive regionalism of John Neal / Kerin Holt
"He could not believe that butchering Red men was serving our maker": 'David Whicher' and the Indian hater tradition / Edward Watts
John Neal and the early discourse of women's rights / Karen Weyler
"A right manly man" in 1843: John Neal on women's rights and the problem of male feminism / Fritz Fleischmann
How John Neal wrote his autobiography / Kevin J. Hayes.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Watts, Edward, 1964-
Carlson, David J., 1970-
ISBN:
9781611484205 (cloth : alk. paper)
1611484200 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781611484212 (electronic)
1611484219 (electronic)
OCLC:
755698782