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Language, Gender, and Citizenship in American Literature, 1789–1919.

By: Strand, Amy Dunham.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Studies in American Popular History and Culture: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2008Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (274 p.).ISBN: 9780203888520.Subject(s): American literature - 19th century - Criticism and interpretation | American literature | Citizenship in literature | English philology | Gender identity in literature | Politics and literature - United States - History - 19th century | United States - Intellectual life - 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Language, Gender, and Citizenship in American Literature, 1789–1919DDC classification: 810.9/358735 | 810.95 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: "A Band of National Union": Literature, Gender, and American Language Ideologies; 1 Hope Leslie, Women's Petitions, and Political Discourse in Jacksonian America; 2 Vocal (Im)Propriety and the Management of Sociopolitical Mobility in The Wide, Wide World and Ragged Dick; 3 The (Re)Construction of Dialect and African American (Dis)Franchisement in Charles W. Chesnutt's Writings; 4 Henry James and the Linguistic Domestication of Women and Immigrants at the Turn of the Century
Coda: Herland and "The Future of English": Considering Language, Gender, and National Identity in Early-20th-Century AmericaNotes; Bibliography; Index
Summary: Creating rich connections between language and literary studies and exploring the intersection of ideologies of language, gender, and nation, this book shows how American discussions of language in various forms have often disguised deeper social and political concerns about the voices of women, African Americans, and immigrants in national life.
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Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: "A Band of National Union": Literature, Gender, and American Language Ideologies; 1 Hope Leslie, Women's Petitions, and Political Discourse in Jacksonian America; 2 Vocal (Im)Propriety and the Management of Sociopolitical Mobility in The Wide, Wide World and Ragged Dick; 3 The (Re)Construction of Dialect and African American (Dis)Franchisement in Charles W. Chesnutt's Writings; 4 Henry James and the Linguistic Domestication of Women and Immigrants at the Turn of the Century

Coda: Herland and "The Future of English": Considering Language, Gender, and National Identity in Early-20th-Century AmericaNotes; Bibliography; Index

Creating rich connections between language and literary studies and exploring the intersection of ideologies of language, gender, and nation, this book shows how American discussions of language in various forms have often disguised deeper social and political concerns about the voices of women, African Americans, and immigrants in national life.

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<p>Amy Dunham Strand has taught at the University of Washington, the University of Cincinnati, and Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where she currently resides. She has published in Studies in American Fiction and American Speech. She earned her BA from Wittenberg University and MA and PhD from the University of Washington.</p>

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