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Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere
     

Transamerican Literary Relations and the Nineteenth-Century Public Sphere

by Anna Brickhouse, Albert Gelpi, Ross Posnock
 

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ISBN-10: 0521841720

ISBN-13: 9780521841726

Pub. Date: 10/15/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Arguing for a fundamental reassessment of the literary history of the nineteenth-century United States within transamerican and multilingual contexts, Anna Brickhouse examines a broad array of texts in English, French, and Spanish. She discovers literary influences from Latin American and Caribbean American literatures which made the period a rich era of literary

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Arguing for a fundamental reassessment of the literary history of the nineteenth-century United States within transamerican and multilingual contexts, Anna Brickhouse examines a broad array of texts in English, French, and Spanish. She discovers literary influences from Latin American and Caribbean American literatures which made the period a rich era of literary border-crossing and transcontinental cultural exchange.

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ISBN-13:
9780521841726
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/15/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture Series , #145
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; Note on texts and translations; Prologue; 1. Introduction: transamerican renaissance; 2. Scattered traditions: the transamerican genealogies of Jicoténcal; 3. A francophone view of comparative American literature: Revue des Colonies and the translations of abolition; 4. Cuban stories; 5. Hawthorne's Mexican genealogies; 6. Transamerican theatre: Pierre Faubert and L'Oncle Tom; Epilogue; Notes; Index.

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