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Author Castiglia, Christopher.

Title Interior states [electronic resource] : institutional consciousness and the inner life of democracy in the antebellum United States / Christopher Castiglia.

Imprint Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 366 p.
Series New Americanists
New Americanists.
e-Duke books scholarly collection.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Interiority and the Problem of Misplaced Democracy -- 1. "Matters of Internal Concern": Federal Affect and the Melancholy Citizen -- 2. Bad Associations: Sociality, Interiority, Institutionalism -- 3. Abolition's Racial Interiors and White Civic Depth -- 4. Ardent Spirits: Intemperate Sociality and the Inner Life of Capital -- 5. Anxiety, Desire, and the Nervous State -- 6. Between Consciousness and Revolution: Romanticism and Racial Interiority -- 7. "I Want My Happiness!" Alienated Affections, Queer Sociality, and the Marvelous Interiors of the American Romance -- Epilogue. Humanism without Humans: The Possibilities of Post-Interior Democracy.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Democracy in literature.
Self in literature.
Democracy -- Psychological aspects.
Democracy -- Philosophy.
Affect (Psychology) -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Emotions -- Social aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Affect (Psychology) -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Emotions -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780822389248
9780822342441 (cloth : alk. paper)
0822342448 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780822342670 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0822342677 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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