Bestsellers in nineteenth-century America an anthology

Bestsellers in Nineteenth Century America seeks to produce for students novels, poems and other printed material that sold extremely well when they first appeared in the United States. Many of the most famous American works of the nineteenth century that we know today such as Herman Melville s Moby-...

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Other Authors: Gutjahr, Paul C. (Editor), Rowson, Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, Arthur, T. S.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Anthem Press 2016, 2016©2016
Series:Anthem nineteenth-century series
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Bestsellers in Nineteenth Century America seeks to produce for students novels, poems and other printed material that sold extremely well when they first appeared in the United States. Many of the most famous American works of the nineteenth century that we know today such as Herman Melville s Moby-Dick were not widely read when they first appeared. This collection seeks to offer its readers a glimpse at the literature that lit up the literary horizon when the works were first published, leading to insights on key cultural aspects of the nineteenth-century United States and its literary culture
Physical Description:xix, 1165 pages illustrations