Together by Accident : American Local Color Literature and the Middle Class

By: Palmer, Stephanie CMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandPublisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, 2008Description: 1 online resource (234 p.)ISBN: 9780739132128Subject(s): Accidents in literature | Accidents in literature | American literature - 19th century - History and criticism | American literature - 20th century - History and criticism | American literature --19th century --History and criticism | American literature --20th century --History and criticism | City and town life in literature | City and town life in literature | Local color in literature | Local color in literature | Middle class in literature | Middle class in literature | Travel in literature | Travel in literatureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Together by Accident : American Local Color Literature and the Middle ClassDDC classification: 810.9/355 | 810.9355 LOC classification: PS217.A25P35 2009Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 01. Can the Genteel Writer Write the Local Novel?: Caroline Kirkland, Eliza Farnham, and Rose Terry Cooke; Chapter 02. Travel Delays in the Commercial Countryside: Bret Harte and Sarah Orne Jewett; Chapter 03. Travel Delays and Provincial Ambition: Rebecca Harding Davis and Thomas Detter; Chapter 04. Realist Magic in the Country and the City: William Dean Howells; Chapter 05. Angry Reform from Elsewhere in New England: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary: Stephanie C. Palmer reassesses the cultural work of local color literature written during the postbellum and Gilded Age in the United States. To do so, Palmer traces the meaning of the regional travel accident motif through local color texts by Sarah Orne Jewett, Bret Harte, William Dean Howells, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, and others.
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Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 01. Can the Genteel Writer Write the Local Novel?: Caroline Kirkland, Eliza Farnham, and Rose Terry Cooke; Chapter 02. Travel Delays in the Commercial Countryside: Bret Harte and Sarah Orne Jewett; Chapter 03. Travel Delays and Provincial Ambition: Rebecca Harding Davis and Thomas Detter; Chapter 04. Realist Magic in the Country and the City: William Dean Howells; Chapter 05. Angry Reform from Elsewhere in New England: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps; Epilogue; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author

Stephanie C. Palmer reassesses the cultural work of local color literature written during the postbellum and Gilded Age in the United States. To do so, Palmer traces the meaning of the regional travel accident motif through local color texts by Sarah Orne Jewett, Bret Harte, William Dean Howells, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps, and others.

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