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Theories of American Culture, Theories of American Studies
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Winfried Fluck
Categories: United States
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Gunter Narr Verlag

Transatlantic Sensations
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: John Cyril Barton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-24 - Publisher: Routledge

Bringing together sensation writing and transatlantic studies, this collection makes a convincing case for the symbiotic relationship between literary works on
Literary Executions
Language: en
Pages: 345
Authors: John Cyril Barton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-17 - Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press+ORM

“Rich with historical detail . . . examines the figure and theme of the death penalty in imaginative literature from Cooper to Dreiser.” —Gregg Crane, Pro
Demands of the Dead
Language: en
Pages: 315
Authors: Katy Ryan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-15 - Publisher: University of Iowa Press

This collection by death-row prisoners, playwrights, poets, activists, and literary scholars provides literary perspectives on the subject of the death penalty.
Fatal Fascinations
Language: en
Pages: 225
Authors: Suzanne Bray
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-18 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

What is crime? What constitutes violence? What is it permissible to talk about or describe in cultural depictions of crime and violence? What is the impact of p
The Routledge Companion to Victorian Literature
Language: en
Pages: 540
Authors: Dennis Denisoff
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-15 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge Companion to Victorian Literature offers 45 chapters by leading international scholars working with the most dynamic and influential political, cu
Mark Twain at the Gallows
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Jarrod D. Roark
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-09-26 - Publisher: McFarland

This book is a literary exploration of Mark Twain's writings on crime in the American West and its intersection with morality, gender and justice. Writing from
Personation Plots
Language: en
Pages: 334
Authors: Clayton Carlyle Tarr
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-11-01 - Publisher: State University of New York Press

The first full-length study of identity fraud in literature, Personation Plots argues that concerns about identity and the body gripped the Victorian consciousn
Teaching Transatlanticism
Language: en
Pages: 312
Authors: Linda K Hughes
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-05 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

The 18 chapters in this book outline conceptual approaches to the field and provide practical resources for teaching, ranging from ideas for individual class se
Transatlantic Sensations
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: John Cyril Barton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-24 - Publisher: Routledge

Bringing together sensation writing and transatlantic studies, this collection makes a convincing case for the symbiotic relationship between literary works on