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Author Powell, Timothy B., 1959-

Title Ruthless democracy : a multicultural interpretation of the American renaissance / Timothy B. Powell.

Imprint Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  810.9920693 P871r 2000    ---  Available
Description vi, 227 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [207]-219) and index.
Contents Nathaniel Hawthorne : history imagined "fantastically awry" -- John Rollin Ridge : extending the borders of "America" from New England to Alta California -- Henry David Thoreau : "the only true America" -- Harriet Beecher Stowe : Uncle Tom's cabin and the question of the American colonization society -- William Wells Brown : mapping the American diaspora -- Herman Melville : ruthless democracy.
Subject American literature -- Minority authors -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Cultural pluralism in literature.
Ethnic groups in literature.
Minorities in literature.
Democracy in literature.
Ethnicity in literature.
ISBN 0691007306 (pbk.)
0691007292 (alk. paper)

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