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The Resource History, abolition, and the ever-present now in Antebellum American writing, Jeffrey Insko

History, abolition, and the ever-present now in Antebellum American writing, Jeffrey Insko

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History, abolition, and the ever-present now in Antebellum American writing
Title
History, abolition, and the ever-present now in Antebellum American writing
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Insko
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the meaning and possibilities of the present and its relationship to history and historicity in the writings of several familiar figures in antebellum US literary history
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Also available in electronic format.
Cataloging source
YDX
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Insko, Jeffrey
Dewey number
810.9358
Index
index present
LC call number
PS217.H57
LC item number
I67 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Oxford studies in American literary history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American literature
  • Authors, American
  • Politics and literature
  • History in literature
  • Slavery in literature
  • American literature
  • Authors, American
  • History in literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Slavery in literature
  • United States
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
Label
History, abolition, and the ever-present now in Antebellum American writing, Jeffrey Insko
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction: The living present; The Presentism Fallacy Fallacy; History With and Without Experience; All Advance is through Separation -- Part I: Deformations of History; 1. Diedrich Knickerbocker, Regular Bred Historian; (Anti)Nationalist Historiography; "An Improvement in History"; Rip's Now; Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution -- 2: Unhistorical Fictions: Sedgwick and Neal; Hope Leslie's Challenge to Historicism; News from the Present
  • John Neal's American RevolutionIncidents in Themselves -- Part II: Reformations of the Present; 3: Emerson's Strong Present Tense; Rashly Do; Dying Lately; Knowing Not; Unsettling Things -- 4: Frederick Douglass's Historical Turn; The Watchtower of Human Freedom; Marks, Traces, "Possibles," and Probabilities; What Is in the Distance, Rather Than What Is Near or Behind; Looking Out Upon the Boundless Sea of the Future -- 5: Israel Potter; or, Hither and Thither History; Lightning-Rod Men; What Might Yet Be; A Character as Yet Unfathomed; Melville's Queer Future? -- Coda: #staywoke -- Endnotes
Control code
1044552182
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 255 pages
Isbn
9780198825647
Lccn
2018941695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1044552182
Label
History, abolition, and the ever-present now in Antebellum American writing, Jeffrey Insko
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-249) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Introduction: The living present; The Presentism Fallacy Fallacy; History With and Without Experience; All Advance is through Separation -- Part I: Deformations of History; 1. Diedrich Knickerbocker, Regular Bred Historian; (Anti)Nationalist Historiography; "An Improvement in History"; Rip's Now; Remaining Awake Through a Great Revolution -- 2: Unhistorical Fictions: Sedgwick and Neal; Hope Leslie's Challenge to Historicism; News from the Present
  • John Neal's American RevolutionIncidents in Themselves -- Part II: Reformations of the Present; 3: Emerson's Strong Present Tense; Rashly Do; Dying Lately; Knowing Not; Unsettling Things -- 4: Frederick Douglass's Historical Turn; The Watchtower of Human Freedom; Marks, Traces, "Possibles," and Probabilities; What Is in the Distance, Rather Than What Is Near or Behind; Looking Out Upon the Boundless Sea of the Future -- 5: Israel Potter; or, Hither and Thither History; Lightning-Rod Men; What Might Yet Be; A Character as Yet Unfathomed; Melville's Queer Future? -- Coda: #staywoke -- Endnotes
Control code
1044552182
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 255 pages
Isbn
9780198825647
Lccn
2018941695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1044552182

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