In the Company of Books: Literature and Its Classes in Nineteenth-Century America

In the Company of Books: Literature and Its Classes in Nineteenth-Century America

by Sarah Wadsworth
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558495401
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date:
07/26/2006
Series:
Studies in Print Culture and the History of the Book
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Prologue : following the reader1
Pt. 1From "girls and boys" to tomboys and bad boys15
1Wonder books25
2Stories of their lives44
3Boy's life70
Pt. 2The masses and the classes95
4Seaside and fireside107
5Innocence abroad134
6A blue and gold mystique161
Epilogue : the margins of the marketplace193

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