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Published: 04 May 2017

264 Pages | 15 b&w halftones

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

ISBN: 9780190496791

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Lecturing the Atlantic

Speech, Print, and an Anglo-American Commons 1830-1870

Tom F. Wright

  • Connects transatlantic scholarship to media history and performance culture
  • Considers both American and British literary texts and performers
  • Serves as first major literary study of a neglected cultural form
  • Showcases major authors including Frederick Douglass, Ralph Waldo Emerson and William Makepeace Thackeray