Sympathy in American Literature: American Sentiments from Jefferson to the Jameses
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BeschreibungIn this chronicle of the role of sympathy in American literature and culture from the colonial period to the Gilded Age, Boudreau shows how the sentiment of fellow-feeling was repeatedly recruited at moments of national and personal crisis.
PortraitKristin Boudreau is assistant professor of English at the University of Georgia and has written extensively on American sentiment.
Pressestimmen"Impeccably, lucidly, and accessibly written... will contribute significantly to our understanding of an important intellectual 'thread' in American cultural and literary history." - Leland S. Person, University of Cincinnati "A coherent and helpful account of the history of attachment and sentimentality from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century... that persuasively tracks a very powerful set of writings and enlivens the recovery projects currently occupying a number of scholars in the fields of American literature and culture." - Shirley Samuels, H. Fletcher Brown Professor of the Humanities, University of Delaware
Untertitel: New. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV PR OF FLORIDA
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2002
Seitenanzahl: 272 Seiten