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  1. The Rise of Corporate Publishing and Its Effects on Authorship in Early Twentieth Century America

    By Kim Becnel

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This study examines the way that the modernization and incorporation of the American publishing industry in the early twentieth century both helped to foment the emerging late industrial cultural hierarchy and capitalized on that same hierarchy to increase readership and profits. More importantly,...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Negotiating Copyright

    Authorship and the Discourse of Literary Property Rights in Nineteenth-Century America

    By Martin T. Buinicki

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    First Published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Through the Negative

    The Photographic Image and the Written Word in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    By Megan Williams

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    The Civil War was the first 'image war', as photographs of the battlefields became the dominant means for capturing an epochal historical moment. At the same time, writers used the Civil War to present both their notions of nation and their ideas about the new intersections between photography and...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Will the Circle Be Unbroken?

    Family and Sectionalism in the Virginia Novels of Kennedy, Caruthers, and Tucker, 1830-1845

    By John L. Hare

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Museum Mediations

    Reframing Ekphrasis in Contemporary American Poetry

    By Barbara K. Fisher

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This interdisciplinary study participates in the ongoing critical conversation about postwar American poetry and visual culture, while advancing that field into the arena of the museum. Turning to contemporary poems about the visual arts that foreground and interrogate a museum setting, the book...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Merchant of Modernism

    The Economic Jew in Anglo-American Literature, 1864-1939

    By Gary Levine

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Revisiting Vietnam

    By Julia Bleakney

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    This book explores the memorializing practices of American veterans of the Vietnam War at several of the most significant contemporary sites of memory in the United States and Vietnam. These sites include veterans' memoirs, museum exhibits, replicas of the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. You Factory Folks Who Sing This Song Will Surely Understand

    Culture, Ideology, and Action in the Gastonia Novels of Myra Page, Grace Lumpkin, and Olive Dargin

    By Wes Mantooth

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Machine and Metaphor

    The Ethics of Language in American Realism

    By Jennifer C. Cook

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    American literary realism burgeoned during a period of tremendous technological innovation. Because the realists evinced not only a fascination with this new technology but also an ethos that seems to align itself with science, many have paired the two fields rather unproblematically. But this book...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Surviving the Crossing

    (Im)migration, Ethnicity, and Gender in Willa Cather, Gertrude Stein, and Nella Larsen

    By Jessica Rabin

    Series: Literary Criticism and Cultural Theory

    By examining the fiction of three women modernists--Willa Cather, Gertrude Stein, and Nella Larsen--this book complicates binary paradigms of national, gender, and ethnic identities in the interwar period. In place of essentializing categories of identity, Jessica Rabin explores the liberating and...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge