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書名 The Edinburgh companion to nineteenth-century American letters and letter-writing / edited by Celeste-Marie Bernier, Judie Newman, and Matthew Pethers
出版項 Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2016]
國際標準書號 9780748692927 (hardback)
0748692924 (hardback)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  PE1481 E23 2016    在架上    30530001246008
說明 viii, 744 pages ; 25 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
系列 Edinburgh companions to literature
附註 Series from publisher's website
Includes bibliographical references and index
Prologue : networks of nineteenth-century letter-writing / Elizabeth Hewitt -- Introduction : epistolary studies and nineteenth-century American letters and letter-writing / Celeste-Marie Bernier, Judie Newman, and Matthew Pethers -- Material, social, and institutional contexts. From mind to hand : paper, pens, and the materiality of letter-writing / Graham Thompson -- The business of letter-writing / Michael Zakim -- Name and address : letters and mass mailing in nineteenth-century America / David M. Henkin -- Paper evidence : handwriting, print, letters, and the law / Christopher A. Hunter -- Nineteenth-century American science and the decline of letters / Robin Vandome -- The means and the end : letters and the work of history / Alea Henle -- Letters, telegrams, news / Richard R. John -- Dead letters and the secret life of the state in nineteenth-century America / Matthew Pethers -- The spider and the dumpling : threatening letters in nineteenth-century America / Leon Jackson -- Travel, migration, and dislocation. Longing in long-distance letters : the nineteenth century and now / William Merrill Decker -- Working away, writing home / David M. Stewart -- Letters from America : themes and methods in the study of Irish emigrant correspondence / Emma Moreton -- The usual problems : sickness, distance, and failure to acculturate in mid-nineteenth-century emigrant letters / Janet Floyd -- Indigenous epistolarity in the nineteenth century / Phillip H. Round -- Dueling epistles : enslaved letter-writers and the discourse of (dis)honor / Ben Schiller -- Home and belonging in the letters of Sarah Hicks Williams / Rebecca J. Fraser -- 'An oblique place' : letters in the Civil War / Rebecca Weir -- Social action in cross-regional letter-writing : Ednah Cheney's correspondence with postbellum teachers in the U.S. South / Sarah R. Robbins -- Politics, reform, and intellectual life. Founding friendship : John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and the American experiment in republican government, 1812-26 / Peters S. Onuf -- Corresponding natures : Ralph Waldo Emerson's letters / David Greenham -- 'This epistolary medium' : friendship and civil society in Margaret Fuller's private letters / Magdalena Nerio -- 'Will you live'? : Thoreau's philosophical letters / Michael Jonik -- 'Frederick Douglass, the freeman' and 'Frederick Bailey, the slave' : private versus public acts and arts of letter-writing in Frederick Douglass's pre-Civil-War correspondence / Celeste-Marie Bernier -- Old master letters and Letters from the old world : Julia Griffiths and the uses of correspondence in Frederick Douglass's newspapers / Sarah Meer -- Letters from 'Linda Brent' : Harriet Jacobs and the work of emancipation / Fionnghuala Sweeney -- Abraham Lincoln : the man through the letters / Robert Bray -- Between science and aesthetics : the letters of William James / Martin Halliwell -- 'My dear Dr.' : American women and nineteenth-century scientific correspondence / Tina Gianquitto -- 'A chain of correspondence' : social activism and civic vales in the letters of Lydia Sigourney / Elizabeth A. Petrino -- A fighting platform : Charlotte Perkins Gilman's epistles / Judith A. Allen -- 'The stamp of truth' : historiographical dissent and its limits in the letters of Jared Sparks / Eileen Ka-May Cheng -- Defenses and masks and poses in Henry Adams' letters / John C. Orr -- Literary culture. The letters of Charles Brockden Brown : epistolary performance and new paths for scholarship / Philip Barnard -- Publishing and public affairs in the correspondence of James Fenimore Cooper / Lance Schachterle -- The transatlantic village : the rise and fall of the epistolary friendship of Catharine Maria Sedgwick and Mary Russell Mitford / Melissa J. Homestead -- The literary professional and the country gentleman : the letters of Edgar Allan Poe and Philip Pendleton Cooke / Kevin J. Hayes -- Melville's flummery / Wyn Kelley -- The epistolary romance and rivalry of Sophia and Nathaniel Hawthorne / Patricia Dunlavy Valenti -- Co-responding with Walt Whitman / Ed Folsom -- 'Rare sparkles of light' : intimacy and distance in Emily Dickinson's letters to Thomas Wentworth Higginson / Linda Freedman -- 'Soul friends' : Harriet Beecher Stowe and Lady Byron in correspondence / Beth L. Lueck -- Louisa May Alcott's family post box / Judie Newman -- Profanities, indecencies, and theologies : Mark Twain's letters to Joseph Twichell, William Dean Howells, and Henry Rogers / Peter Messent -- Charles W. Chestnutt's letters : 'the vaguely defined line where races meet' / Maria Orban -- Sarah Orne Jewett's foreign correspondence / Mark Storey -- 'Too intimate to publish, too rare to suppress' : Henry James in his letters / Michael Anesko -- 'Ill correspondent' : Stephen Crane's trouble with letters / John Fagg
主題 Letter writing -- United States -- History -- 19th century
American letters -- History and criticism
Alt Author Bernier, Celeste-Marie, editor
Newman, Judie, editor
Pethers, Matthew, editor
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