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.
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Language:English
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Series:Cambridge studies in American literature and culture ; 135.
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-255) and index. 
505 0 |a When travelers swarm forth: antebellum urban aesthetics and the contours of the political -- In 'the thick of the stream': Henry James and the public sphere -- A 'gorgeous neutrality': social justice and Stephen Crane's documentary anaesthetics -- Vicious gregariousness: white city, the nation form, and the souls of lynched folk -- A 'moving mosaic': Harlem, primitivism, and Nella Larsen's Quicksand -- Breaking the waves: mass immigration, trauma, and ethno-political consciousness in Cahan, Yezierska, and Roth. 
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520 |a 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. 
650 0 |a American literature  |x History and criticism. 
650 0 |a Crowds in literature. 
650 0 |a Politics and literature  |z United States. 
650 0 |a Literature and society  |z United States. 
650 0 |a Collective behavior in literature. 
650 0 |a City and town life in literature. 
650 0 |a Immigrants in literature. 
650 0 |a Lynching in literature. 
650 0 |a Aesthetics, American. 
650 0 |a Mobs in literature. 
650 0 |a Race in literature. 
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