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American Experimental Poetry and Democratic Thought

American Experimental Poetry and Democratic Thought

Alan Marshall

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561926
eISBN:
9780191721663
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561926.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The purpose of this book is to examine the nature of democratic thought and expression in American experimental poetry, from Walt Whitman in the mid-nineteenth century to George Oppen and Frank ... More

A Journey Through American Literature

A Journey Through American Literature

Kevin J. Hayes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199862078
eISBN:
9780190252892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199862078.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This book illuminates the authors, works, and events that have shaped US cultural heritage. It charts this history through a series of approachable thematic chapters—narrative voice and the short ... More

Making Noise, Making NewsSuffrage Print Culture and U.S. Modernism

Making Noise, Making News: Suffrage Print Culture and U.S. Modernism

Mary Chapman

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199988297
eISBN:
9780199368600
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988297.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This book charts a relationship between Progressive Era reformers’ bold deployment of mass print culture and modernist literary experimentation. Reading voice as the primary trope for both suffrage ... More

Mark Twain and Male FriendshipThe Twichell, Howells, and Rogers Friendships

Mark Twain and Male Friendship: The Twichell, Howells, and Rogers Friendships

Peter Messent

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195391169
eISBN:
9780199866656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195391169.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

A study of male friendship in America in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, Mark Twain and Male Friendship examines the relationships between Mark Twain and Joseph Twichell (his ... More

The Plantation in the Postslavery Imagination

The Plantation in the Postslavery Imagination

Elizabeth Christine Russ

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195377156
eISBN:
9780199869480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377156.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

The Plantation in the Postslavery Imagination examines the persistent presence of the plantation in trans-American literatures of the last century. This book understands the plantation ... More

Surveyors of CustomsAmerican Literature as Cultural Analysis

Surveyors of Customs: American Literature as Cultural Analysis

Joel Pfister

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190276157
eISBN:
9780190276171
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190276157.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

In 1850, Nathaniel Hawthorne, returning to writing from Salem’s Customs House, reconceived his old title, surveyor of customs, as his new one. This book argues that writers from Benjamin Franklin to ... More

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