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Published: 01 April 2016

600 Pages

6.69 x 9.61 inches

ISBN: 9780748692927

Bookseller Code (06)

The Edinburgh Companion to Nineteenth-Century American Letters and Letter-Writing

Edited by Celeste-Marie Bernier and Judie Newman
Edited by Matthew Pethers

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh Companions to Literature

  • Draws together different emphases on the intellectual, literary and social uses of letter writing
  • Provides students and researchers with a means to situate letters in their wider theoretical and historical contexts
  • Methodologically expansive, intellectually interrogative chapters based on original research by leading academics
  • Offers new insights into the lives and careers of Louisa May Alcott, Charles Brockden Brown, Emily Dickinson, Frederick Douglass, Margaret Fuller, Henry James, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, Herman Melville, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Edgar Allan Poe, among many others