Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 July 2016

224 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190212278

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Hemispheric Regionalism

Romance and the Geography of Genre

Gretchen J. Woertendyke

Imagining the Americas

  • Informed by a diverse range of cultural materials that includes fugitive slave narratives, advertisements, political treatises, and novels
  • Presents fresh hemispheric interpretations of works by canonical US authors such as Cooper, Melville, and Poe
  • Expands traditional understandings of what constitutes "American literature" to include works from Cuba and Haiti