The aesthetics and politics of the crowd in American literature /

Esteve examines crowd representations in American literature from the antebellum era to the early twentieth century. As a central icon of political and cultural democracy, the crowd occupies a prominent place in the American literary and cultural landscape. Esteve analyses the aesthetic and politica...

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Main Author: Esteve, Mary.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series:Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; 135.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Summary:Esteve examines crowd representations in American literature from the antebellum era to the early twentieth century. As a central icon of political and cultural democracy, the crowd occupies a prominent place in the American literary and cultural landscape. Esteve analyses the aesthetic and political meanings of such urban crowd scenes.
Physical Description:1 online resource (x, 262 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-255) and index.
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