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  1. Antebellum American Women Writers and the Road

    American Mobilities

    By Susan L. Roberson

    A study of American women’s narratives of mobility and travel, this book examines how geographic movement opened up other movements or mobilities for antebellum women at a time of great national expansion. Concerned with issues of personal and national identity, the study demonstrates how women not...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Three Radical Women Writers

    Class and Gender in Meridel Le Sueur, Tillie Olsen, and Josephine Herbst

    By Nora Ruth Roberts

    First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. American Writers and the Picturesque Tour

    The Search for National Identity, 1790-1860

    By Beth L. Lueck

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Fictions of the Black Atlantic in American Foundational Literature

    By Gesa Mackenthun

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    This book is a significant contribution to existing research on the themes of race and slavery in the founding literature of the United States. It extends the boundaries of existing research by locating race and slavery within a transnational and 'oceanic' framework. The author applies critical...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. In Her Own Voice

    Nineteenth-Century American Women Essayists

    By Sherry L. Linkon

    Series: Gender and Genre in Literature

    First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Hemingway on Politics and Rebellion

    Edited by Lauretta Conklin Frederking

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    Hemingway has been labeled a ‘communist sympathizer,’ ‘elitist’, and a ‘rugged individualist.’ This volume embraces the complexity of political advocacy in Hemingway’s novels and short stories. Hemingway’s characters physically, intellectually and spiritually become part of resisting current...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Romantic Education in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    National and Transatlantic Contexts

    Edited by Monika M Elbert, Lesley Ginsberg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Romanticism

    American publishing in the long nineteenth century was flooded with readers, primers, teaching-training manuals, children’s literature, and popular periodicals aimed at families. These publications attest to an abiding faith in the power of pedagogy that has its roots in transatlantic Romantic...

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Liminality and the Short Story

    Boundary Crossings in American, Canadian, and British Writing

    Edited by Jochen Achilles, Ina Bergmann

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    This book is a study of the short story, one of the widest taught genres in English literature, from an innovative methodological perspective. Both liminality and the short story are well-researched phenomena, but the combination of both is not frequent. This book discusses the relevance of the...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Gospel of Wealth in the American Novel (Routledge Revivals)

    The Rhetoric of Dreiser and Some of His Contemporaries

    By Arun Mukherjee

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Business and the businessman have had a fundamental place in American society since the inception of the nation. This tenet, the ‘gospel of wealth’, is a central concern in the novels of Theodore Dreiser and his contemporaries. First published in 1987, this study sets this group of writers in...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism

    Critical Imaginaries for a Global Age

    Edited by Aparajita Nanda

    Series: Routledge Transnational Perspectives on American Literature

    As new comparative perspectives on race and ethnicity open up, scholars are identifying and exploring fresh topics and questions in an effort to reconceptualize ethnic studies and draw attention to nation–based approaches that may have previously been ignored. This volume, by recognizing the...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge