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Mark Twain, Travel Books, and Tourism: The Tide of a Great Popular Movement

Mark Twain, Travel Books, and Tourism

The Tide of a Great Popular Movement

University of Alabama Press (2009)
US$29.95

Winner of the Elizabeth Agee Prize for best manuscript in American Literature With the publication...

Contesting the Past, Reconstructing the Nation: American Literature and Culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893

Contesting the Past, Reconstructing the Nation

American Literature and Culture in the Gilded Age, 1876-1893

University of Alabama Press (2011)
US$34.95

Fables of American history embodied in Gilded Age literature In this study of Gilded Age...

Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Her Contemporaries: Literary and Intellectual Contexts

Charlotte Perkins Gilman and Her Contemporaries

Literary and Intellectual Contexts

University of Alabama Press (2011)
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Considers Gilman's place in American literary and social history by examining her relationships to...

Canons by Consensus: Critical Trends and American Literature Anthologies

Canons by Consensus

Critical Trends and American Literature Anthologies

University of Alabama Press (2011)
US$38.50

Scholars have long noted the role that college literary anthologies play in the rising and falling...

Mark Twain and the Spiritual Crisis of His Age
University of Alabama Press (2008)
US$34.95

The writer’s fascination with America’s spiritual and religious evolution in the 19th century. Mark...

A Man's Game: Masculinity and the Anti-Aesthetics of American Literary Naturalism

A Man's Game

Masculinity and the Anti-Aesthetics of American Literary Naturalism

University of Alabama Press (2008)
US$39.95

Demonstrates how concepts of masculinity shaped the aesthetic foundations of literary naturalism. ...

Our Sisters' Keepers: Nineteenth-Century Benevolence Literature by American Women

Our Sisters' Keepers

Nineteenth-Century Benevolence Literature by American Women

University of Alabama Press (2009)
US$34.95

American culture has long had a conflicted relationship with assistance to the poor. Cotton Mather...

The American Counterfeit: Authenticity and Identity in American Literature and Culture

The American Counterfeit

Authenticity and Identity in American Literature and Culture

University of Alabama Press (2009)
US$24.95

Fakery, authenticity, and identity in American literature and culture at the turn of the 20th...

Traces of Gold: California's Natural Resources and the Claim to Realism in Western American Literature

Traces of Gold

California's Natural Resources and the Claim to Realism in Western American Literature

University of Alabama Press (2009)
US$29.95

Broadening our understanding of what constitutes "realism," Nicolas Witschi artfully demonstrates...

Edith Wharton and the Visual Arts
University of Alabama Press (2009)
US$29.95

An insightful look at representations of women’s bodies and female authority. This work explores...