By Gretchen J. Woertendyke
Woertendyke reads the documents of Gabriel Prosser, Nat Turner, and Denmark Vesey besides much less often taken care of writers equivalent to John Howison, William Gilmore Simms, and J.H. Ingraham. The examine offers a brand new context for knowing works by way of Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, and James Fenimore Cooper and brings jointly the theories of Charles Brockden Brown, the editorial paintings of Maturin M. Ballou, and the ancient romances of Walter Scott. In Hemispheric Regionalism, Woertendyke demonstrates that US literature has regularly been the manufactured from hemispheric and local kin and that each one kinds of romance are significant to this history.
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Hemispheric Regionalism: Romance and the Geography of Genre (Imagining the Americas) by Gretchen J. Woertendyke