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Race, Slavery, and Liberalism in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

This 2006 book raises controversial questions about the intersections between race, literature and...

William Dean Howells: A Writer’s Life

Possibly the most influential figure in the history of American letters, William Dean Howells...

The American Civil War: An Anthology of Essential Writings

The American Civil War

An Anthology of Essential Writings

CRC Press (2006)

This anthology brings together a wide variety of both well-known and more obscure writing from and...

The Spiritual History of Ice: Romanticism, Science, and the Imagination

The Spiritual History of Ice

Romanticism, Science, and the Imagination


At the end of the eighteenth century, scientists for the first time demonstrated what medieval and...

Henry James and Queer Modernity

Haralson traces the engagement with sexual politics in fiction by Henry James and modernist writers...

Henry James and the Language of Experience

This book explores Henry James's attitude to the everyday fact of experience, and its relevance for...

Slavery, Philosophy, and American Literature, 1830–1860

Lee demonstrates how Melville, Emerson and others tried to find rational solutions to the slavery...

Henry James and the Philosophical Novel

Henry James and the Philosophical Novel examines James's unique position as a philosophical...

Imagining Equality in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

An exploration of the theme of equality in Stowe, Douglass, Hawthorne, Alcott and others.

What Maisie Knew: and The Pupil
Random House (2010)

Caught in the crossfire of her parents' acrimonious divorce, witness to their battles, intrigues and...