Family Romance of the French Revolution
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Lynn Hunt
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-04 - Publisher: Routledge

This latest work from an author known for her contributions to the new cultural history is a daring, multidisciplinary investigation of the imaginative foundations of modern politics. Hunt uses the term `Family Romance', (coined by Freud to describe the fantasy of being freed from one's family and belonging to one
A Romance of the Republic
Language: en
Pages: 442
Authors: Lydia Maria Child
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher:

A Romance of the Republic, published in 1867, was Lydia Maria Child's fourth novel and the capstone of her remarkable literary career. Written shortly after the Civil War, it offered a progressive alternative to Uncle Tom's Cabin. Writer, magazine publisher and outspoken abolititionist, Child defied the norms of gender and
Romance of the Republic
Language: en
Pages: 458
Authors: L Maria Child
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-08-02 - Publisher: Hardpress Publishing

This is a reproduction of the original artefact. Generally these books are created from careful scans of the original. This allows us to preserve the book accurately and present it in the way the author intended. Since the original versions are generally quite old, there may occasionally be certain imperfections
Encyclopedia of the American Novel
Language: en
Authors: Abby H. P. Werlock, James P. Werlock
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-04-22 - Publisher: Infobase Learning

Provides a comprehensive reference to the novel in American literature with over 900 entries containing critical analyses and synopses of individual novels, novelist biographies, essays on fiction genres, and more.
Race, Romance, and Rebellion
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Colleen C. O'Brien
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-07 - Publisher: University of Virginia Press

As in many literatures of the New World grappling with issues of slavery and freedom, stories of racial insurrection frequently coincided with stories of cross-racial romance in nineteenth-century U.S. print culture. Colleen O’Brien explores how authors such as Harriet Jacobs, Elizabeth Livermore, and Gertrudis Gómez de Avellaneda imagined the expansion