Poetry and Public Discourse in Nineteenth-Century America.

By: Wolosky, ShiraMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandNineteenth Century Major Lives and Letters: Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010Description: 1 online resource (267 p.)ISBN: 9780230113008Subject(s): American poetry -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century | National characteristics, American, in literature | Public opinion in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Poetry and Public Discourse in Nineteenth-Century AmericaDDC classification: 811.309355 | 811/.409355 LOC classification: PS316 .W45 2010Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Preface: Poetics, Culture, Rhetoric; 1 Modest Claims; 2 Emily Dickinson and American Identity; 3 Public and Private: Double Standards; 4 Genteel Rhetoric, North and South; 5 Edgar Allan Poe: Metaphysical Rupture and the Sign of Woman; 6 Claiming the Bible: Slave Spirituals and African-American Typology; 7 Women''s Bibles; 8 Fragmented Rhetoric in Battle-Pieces; 9 Plural Identities and Local Color; 10 Emma Lazarus'' American-Jewish Prophetics; 11 Paul Laurence Dunbar''s Crossing Languages; 12 Harvard Formalism; 13 Walt Whitman''s Republic of Letters
Postscript: Charting American Trends: Stephen CraneNotes; Sources and Abbreviations; Index
Summary: Arguing against the perception of poetry as an elite discourse, Shira Wolosky explores the ways that Dickinson, Whitman, Melville, and others shaped nineteenth-century American cultural debate.
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Cover; Contents; Preface: Poetics, Culture, Rhetoric; 1 Modest Claims; 2 Emily Dickinson and American Identity; 3 Public and Private: Double Standards; 4 Genteel Rhetoric, North and South; 5 Edgar Allan Poe: Metaphysical Rupture and the Sign of Woman; 6 Claiming the Bible: Slave Spirituals and African-American Typology; 7 Women''s Bibles; 8 Fragmented Rhetoric in Battle-Pieces; 9 Plural Identities and Local Color; 10 Emma Lazarus'' American-Jewish Prophetics; 11 Paul Laurence Dunbar''s Crossing Languages; 12 Harvard Formalism; 13 Walt Whitman''s Republic of Letters

Postscript: Charting American Trends: Stephen CraneNotes; Sources and Abbreviations; Index

Arguing against the perception of poetry as an elite discourse, Shira Wolosky explores the ways that Dickinson, Whitman, Melville, and others shaped nineteenth-century American cultural debate.

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Shira Wolosky isProfessor in the Departments of English and American Studies atThe Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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