The Resource Sensational designs : the cultural work of American fiction, 1790-1860, Jane Tompkins

Sensational designs : the cultural work of American fiction, 1790-1860, Jane Tompkins

Label
Sensational designs : the cultural work of American fiction, 1790-1860
Title
Sensational designs
Title remainder
the cultural work of American fiction, 1790-1860
Statement of responsibility
Jane Tompkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This challenging book works towards a redefinition of literature and literary study. The texts the author examines are viewed not as works of art embodying enduring themes, but as attempts to redefine the social order
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
MT4IT
Dewey number
813/.2/09355
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.S7
LC item number
T66 1986eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Sensational designs : the cultural work of American fiction, 1790-1860, Jane Tompkins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-227) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
other
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The Cultural Work of American Fiction; I: Masterpiece Theater: The Politics of Hawthorne's Literary Reputation; II: What Happens in Wieland; III: The Importance of Merely Circulating; IV: No Apologies for the Iroquois: A New Way to Read the Leatherstocking Novels; V: Sentimental Power: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Politics of Literary History; VI: The Other American Renaissance; VII: "But Is It Any Good?": The Institutionalization of Literary Value; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W
Control code
ocn252541101
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 236 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781423735878
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b21921106
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)252541101
  • pebcs0195035658
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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