The Resource Canons by consensus : critical trends and American literature anthologies, Joseph Csicsila ; foreword by Tom Quirk

Canons by consensus : critical trends and American literature anthologies, Joseph Csicsila ; foreword by Tom Quirk

Label
Canons by consensus : critical trends and American literature anthologies
Title
Canons by consensus
Title remainder
critical trends and American literature anthologies
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Csicsila ; foreword by Tom Quirk
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first systematic analysis of American literature textbooks used by college instructors in the last century. Scholars have long noted the role that college literary anthologies play in the rising and falling reputations of American authors. Canons by Consensus examines this classroom fixture in detail to challenge and correct a number of assumptions about the development of the literary canon throughout the 20th century. Joseph Csicsila analyzes more than 80 anthologies published since 1919 and traces not only the critical fortunes of individual authors, but also the treatment of entire gen
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
CUZ
Dewey number
810.9
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
PS25
LC item number
.C78 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in American literary realism and naturalism
Label
Canons by consensus : critical trends and American literature anthologies, Joseph Csicsila ; foreword by Tom Quirk
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-244) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Historical Context -- Early- and Mid-Nineteenth-Century Prose: Irving, Cooper, Poe, Hawthorne, Melville -- Nineteenth-Century Poetry: Whitman, Dickinson, Alice Cary, Phoebe Cary, Larcom, Thaxter, Lanier, Tabb -- PostCivil War Prose: Twain, Harte, Howells, James -- Latter-Nineteenth-Century Prose: Stowe, Jewett, Freeman, Chopin -- The African American Heritage: Equiano, Jacobs, Douglass, Dunbar, Chesnutt, Harper -- Early-Twentieth-Century Women Writers: Wharton, Cather, Glasgow
Control code
ocn320324064
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xx, 262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817381783
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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.b35711942
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)320324064
  • pebcs0817381783
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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