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Author Pratt, Lloyd, 1967-

Title Archives of American time [electronic resource] : literature and modernity in the nineteenth century / Lloyd Pratt.

Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2010.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 252 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Written to the future -- Figures of print, orders of time, and the character of American modernity -- "A magnificent fragment" : dialects of time and the American historical romance -- Local time : southwestern humor and nineteenth-century literary regionalism -- The deprivation of time in African American life writing -- Epilogue: The spatial turn and the scale of freedom.
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.
Time in literature.
Time -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Group identity -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Modernism (Literature) -- United States.
National characteristics, American, in literature.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780812242089 (alk. paper)
0812242084 (alk. paper)
9780812203530 (e-book)

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