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Author Brickhouse, Anna.
Title Transamerican literary relations and nineteenth-century public sphere / by Anna Brickhouse.
Imprint Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Author Brickhouse, Anna.
Series Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; 145
Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; 145.
Subject American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Comparative literature -- American and Latin American.
Comparative literature -- Latin American and American.
American literature -- Appreciation -- Latin America.
American literature -- Appreciation -- West Indies.
American literature -- Latin American influences.
American literature -- West Indian influences.
Caribbean Area -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Latin America -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 329 pages)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-393) and index.
Contents Introduction: transamerican renaissance -- Scattered traditions: the transamerican genealogies of Jicoténcal -- A francophone view of comparative American literature: Revue des Colonies and the translations of abolition -- Cuban stories -- Hawthorne's Mexican genealogies -- Transamerican theatre: Pierre Faubert and L'Oncle Tom -- Epilogue "Our whole Caribbean elsewhere": Julia Alvarez and transamarican renaissance at the millennium.
Summary This wide-ranging comparative study reassesses the literary history of the nineteenth-century United States within its transamerican and multilingual contexts. Anna Brickhouse uncovers lines of literary influence and descent from Latin American and Caribbean literatures that shaped this most formative period of literary production in the United States.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0511230664 (electronic bk.)
9780511230660 (electronic bk.)
9780511231438 (electronic bk.)
0511231431 (electronic bk.)
9780511485701 (ebook)
0511485700 (ebook)
0521841720 (Cloth)
9780521101011 (paperback)
OCLC # 252530387
Additional Format Print version: Brickhouse, Anna. Transamerican literary relations and nineteenth-century public sphere. Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004 (DLC) 2004045192

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