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The Resource Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893, Ben Railton, (electronic resource)

Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893, Ben Railton, (electronic resource)

Label
Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893
Title
Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation
Title remainder
American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893
Statement of responsibility
Ben Railton
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this study of Gilded Age literature and culture, Ben Railton proposes that in the years after Reconstruction, America's identity was often contested through distinct and competing conceptions of the nation's history. Contesting the Past, Reconstructing the Nation argues that the United States moved toward unifying and univocal historical narratives in the years between the Centennial and Columbian Expositions, that ongoing social conflict provided sites for complications of those narratives, and that works of historical literature offer some of the most revealing glimpses into the nature of
Member of
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Railton, Ben
Dewey number
820.9/358
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Studies in American literary realism and naturalism
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Sex role in literature
  • Race in literature
Label
Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893, Ben Railton, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-304) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
"He wouldn't ever dared to talk such talk in his life before" : dialect slavery, and the race question -- "If we had known how to write, we would have put all these things down and they would not have been forgotten" : silenced voices, forgotten, histories, and the Indian question -- "That's the worst of being a woman. What you go through can't be told" : Private histories, public voices, and the woman question -- "Quite the southern version" : the lure of alternative voices and histories of the southern question -- "The way they talked in New Orleans in those days" : voice and history in and on The grandissimes
Control code
ocn183297118
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 312 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817380205
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)183297118
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Contesting the past, reconstructing the nation : American literature and culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893, Ben Railton, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-304) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
"He wouldn't ever dared to talk such talk in his life before" : dialect slavery, and the race question -- "If we had known how to write, we would have put all these things down and they would not have been forgotten" : silenced voices, forgotten, histories, and the Indian question -- "That's the worst of being a woman. What you go through can't be told" : Private histories, public voices, and the woman question -- "Quite the southern version" : the lure of alternative voices and histories of the southern question -- "The way they talked in New Orleans in those days" : voice and history in and on The grandissimes
Control code
ocn183297118
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 312 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817380205
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)183297118
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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