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Author Jones, Catherine, 1970- author

Title Literature and music in the Atlantic world, 1767-1867 / Catherine Jones
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Edinburgh studies in transatlantic literatures
Edinburgh studies in transatlantic literatures.
Contents Magic numbers and persuasive sound -- Cosmopolitanism and the nation -- The life in music -- Chants democrative and Native American -- The musical sublime
Summary "Argues that the association of rhetoric and music that reaches back to classical Antiquity acquired new relevance and underwent new theorisation and practical application in the American Enlightenment in light of revolutionary Atlantic conditions. Jones goes on to consider changes in the relationship of rhetoric and music in the nationalising milieu of the nineteenth century; the connections of literature, music and music theory to changing models of subjectivity; and Romantic appropriations of Enlightenment visions of the public ethical function of music."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject American literature -- 1783-1850 -- History and criticism.
American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Revolutionary period, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism.
Music and literature -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Music and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 074868462X (electronic bk)
9780748684618
9780748684625 (electronic bk)