Immigration, ethnicity, and class in American writing, 1830-1860 : reading the stranger /

This book examines fiction and nonfiction texts from the period 1830 to 1860 to demonstrate how major and minor American writers constructed their country's identity by contrasting their own characteristics with those of innumerable immigrants. Confronted with newcomers whose cultural and socia...

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Main Author: Buonomo, Leonardo.
Format: eBook
Published: Madison [N.J.] : Lanham, Md. : Fairleigh Dickinson University Press ; Copublished with Rowman & Littlefield, ©2014.
Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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