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Published: 10 October 2019

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780190940058

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Literature in the Making

A History of U.S. Literary Culture in the Long Nineteenth Century

Nancy Glazener

Oxford Studies in American Literary History

  • Tracks a set of lively literary debates over the long nineteenth century that were staged across a spectrum of locations, interpretive communities, and intellectual investments in the world of imaginative literature
  • Brings together the development of literature's intellectual infrastructure, literature's operation in print culture, literature's changing status in higher education, and the history of public literary culture
  • Written in a clear, conversational style designed to appeal to readers with different critical and theoretical commitments