The Resource Quixotic fictions of the USA, 1792-1815, Sarah F. Wood

Quixotic fictions of the USA, 1792-1815, Sarah F. Wood

Label
Quixotic fictions of the USA, 1792-1815
Title
Quixotic fictions of the USA, 1792-1815
Statement of responsibility
Sarah F. Wood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Quixotic Fictions is the first book-length study of the role of Don Quixote in early American literature. Coinciding with the quadricentenary of Don Quixote 's first publication, Quixotic Fictions reaffirms the global reach of Cervantes's influence and explores the complex, contradictory ways in which Don Quixote helped to shape American fiction at a formative moment in its. development. - ;Quixotic Fictions of the USA 1792-1815 explores the conflicted and conflicting interpretations of Don Quixote available to and deployed by disenchanted writers of America's new republic. It argues that the
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
810.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS159.S7
LC item number
W66 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Quixotic fictions of the USA, 1792-1815, Sarah F. Wood
Publication
Note
Based on the author's thesis (doctoral) "Broken heads and bloated tales : Quixotic fictions of the USA, 1792-1815"--University of London, 2003
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-276) 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
An 'inconsistent discourse' : Don Quixote in British letters -- Transatlantic Cervantics : Don Quixote in the New Republic -- City on the hill, Quixote in the cave : the politics of retreat in the fiction of Hugh Henry Brackenridge -- An alien's act of sedition : 'trans-Atlantic peculiarities' and North African attachments in The Algerian captive -- Private properties, public nuisance : Arthur Mervyn and the rise and fall of a Republican Quixote -- Nobody's Dulcinea : romantic fictions and Republican mothers in Tabitha Gilman Tenney's Female Quixoticism -- The underwhelming history of America's overbearing fathers : A history of New York, from the beginning of the world to the end of the Dutch dynasty
Control code
ocn139984611
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 295 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191515163
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35948504
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)139984611
  • pebcs0191515167

Library Locations

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