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The Literature of Labor and the Labors of Literature: Allegory in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction (Cambridge Studies in American Literature & Culture)

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Publisher Comments:

This book juxtaposes representations of labor in fictional and non-fictional texts in order to trace the intersections between aesthetic and economic discourse in nineteenth-century America.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 212-252) and index.

Table of Contents

1. The problem with labor and the promise of leisure; 2. Hawthorne and the economics of allegory; 3. Melville's operatives; 4. Twain in the man-factory; 5. The manikin, the machine, and the Virgin Mary; Notes; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521470544
Editor:
Gelpi, Albert
Author:
Weinstein, Cindy
Editor:
Gelpi, Albert
Author:
Posnock, Ross
Author:
Wienstein
Author:
Gelpi, Albert
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
American
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Work
Subject:
American fiction
Subject:
Allegory
Subject:
Aesthetics, American.
Subject:
American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Subject:
Working class in literature.
Subject:
Work in literature.
Subject:
Aesthetics, American -- 19th century.
Subject:
American fiction--19th century--History and c
Subject:
Labor--Social aspects--United States--History--19th century
Subject:
American fiction -- 19th century.
Subject:
Literary Criticism : General
Series:
Cambridge Studies in American Literature & Culture
Series Volume:
289
Publication Date:
19950131
Binding:
Hardcover
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
282
Dimensions:
9.31x6.31x.94 in. 1.10 lbs.

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