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The Resource Authority, Autonomy, and Representation in American Literature, 1776-1865

Authority, Autonomy, and Representation in American Literature, 1776-1865

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Authority, Autonomy, and Representation in American Literature, 1776-1865
Title
Authority, Autonomy, and Representation in American Literature, 1776-1865
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War, a familiar scene appears and reappears in American literature: a speaker stands before a crowd of men and women, attempting to mitigate their natural suspicions in order to form a body of federated wills. In this important study of the relationship of literature and politics, Mark Patterson argues that this scene restates political issues in literary terms and embodies the essential problems of American democracy facing both politicians and writers: What is autonomy? How does representation work? Where does true authority lie? Beginning with the
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Patterson, Mark R
Dewey number
810.9002
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS217.P64
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Representative government and representation in literature
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Authority in literature
  • Autonomy in literature
  • United States
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • Authority in literature
  • Autonomy in literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Representative government and representation in literature
  • United States
Label
Authority, Autonomy, and Representation in American Literature, 1776-1865
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Part 1. The Post-Revolutionary Period; Part 2. The Antebellum Period
Control code
884013202
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (280 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400859627
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt739m7n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013202
Label
Authority, Autonomy, and Representation in American Literature, 1776-1865
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Part 1. The Post-Revolutionary Period; Part 2. The Antebellum Period
Control code
884013202
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (280 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400859627
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt739m7n
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013202

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