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The Resource Necessary madness : the humor of domesticity in nineteenth-century American literature, Gregg Camfield, (electronic resource)

Necessary madness : the humor of domesticity in nineteenth-century American literature, Gregg Camfield, (electronic resource)

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Necessary madness : the humor of domesticity in nineteenth-century American literature
Title
Necessary madness
Title remainder
the humor of domesticity in nineteenth-century American literature
Statement of responsibility
Gregg Camfield
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work offers an examination of the ways humour was used by major fiction writers in 19th-century America. It argues that humour served as an important tool to manage the ideology of domesticity so prevalent at the time, and shows how gender comes to bear upon comic techniques and sensibilities
Member of
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Camfield, Gregg
Dewey number
813/.309355
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Oxford University Press on-line
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American wit and humor
  • Literature and society
  • Man-woman relationships in literature
  • Marriage in literature
  • Families in literature
  • Home in literature
Label
Necessary madness : the humor of domesticity in nineteenth-century American literature, Gregg Camfield, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-225) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
ONE: Humor in a Heartless Haven; TWO: Home in a Rage; THREE: Tending the Home Fires; FOUR: Home, Sweat Home; FIVE: Madness Runs in Families; SIX: Humorneutics; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocm65171300
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 236 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602560789
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65171300
Label
Necessary madness : the humor of domesticity in nineteenth-century American literature, Gregg Camfield, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 213-225) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
ONE: Humor in a Heartless Haven; TWO: Home in a Rage; THREE: Tending the Home Fires; FOUR: Home, Sweat Home; FIVE: Madness Runs in Families; SIX: Humorneutics; Appendix; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocm65171300
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 236 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781602560789
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65171300

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