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Dislocating race & nation : episodes in nineteenth-century American literary nationalism /

American literary nationalism is traditionally understood as a cohesive literary tradition developed in the newly independent United States that emphasized the unique features of America and consciously differentiated American literature from British literature. Robert S. Levine challenges this asse...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Levine, Robert S. 1953-
Format: Online Book
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2008.
Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • Undoings
  • Charles Brockden Brown, Louisiana, and the contingencies of empire
  • Circulating the nation: David Walker, the Missouri Compromise, and the appeals of black literary nationalism
  • Genealogical fictions: Melville and Hannah crafts in Hawthorne's house
  • Frederick Douglass's hemispheric nationalism, 1857-1893
  • Undoings redux.