Overview:John Neal and Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture - John Neal and Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture critically reassesses the significance of American novelist, editor, critic, and activist John Neal to the transatlantic literary culture of the nineteenth century. Long appreciated primarily as a powerful advocate of literary nationalism in the United States, Neal is presented in this volume as an innovative literary stylist, a penetrating cultural critic, a pioneering regionalist, and a vital participant in the business of letters in America over a sixty-year career. The volume's contributors (including scholars from the United States, Germany, England, Italy, and Israel) employ a wide range of critical methodologies (legal studies, psychoanalysis, cultural studies, etc.) to survey Neal's career from his early novel writing in the 1820s to his culminating autobiography, published in 1869.Special attention is paid to his work as an editor, journalist, critic, and publisher in a variety of journals. Throughout this discussion, Neal emerges as a vastly underappreciated artist and a figure of considerable importance to the ongoing reassessment of the American Renaissance and the broader cultural history of the nineteenth century. The editors' introduction (and the volume as a whole) offers an overview of the present vitality of the new Neal scholarship while also suggesting a number of areas for future research and inquiry.

This book is on page /991d858404670cb95ebe7995ae4965fd/book/1603726441-9781611484205. It was written by the following authors: Edward Watts, David J. Carlson. Book John Neal and Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture, which can be read online, published by the company: Bucknell University Press. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Drama, Poetry, Criticism. The book was published on 2012-02-29 00:00:00. It has 319 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight 640 g. File for download John Neal and Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture has PDF format and is called john-neal-and-nineteenth-century-american-literature-and-culture.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our lib-et-deco.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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