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Author Strand, Amy Dunham.

Title Language, gender, and citizenship in American literature, 1789-1919 / Amy Dunham Strand
Published New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 261 pages)
Series Studies in American popular history and culture
American popular history and culture (Routledge (Firm))
Contents Introduction: "a band of national union": literature, gender, and American language ideologies -- Hope Leslie, women's petitions, and political discourse in Jacksonian America -- Vocal (im)propriety and the management of sociopolitical mobility in the wide, wide world and Ragged Dick -- The (re)construction of dialect and African American (dis)enfranchisement in Charles W. Chesnutt's writings -- Henry James and the linguistic domestication of women and immigrants at the turn of the century -- Coda: Herland and "the future of English": considering language, gender, and national identity in early-20th-century America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-251) and index
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Subject American literature -- 19th century -- Criticism and interpretation
Citizenship in literature.
English philology.
Gender identity in literature.
Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
American literature.
Citizenship in literature.
English philology.
Gender identity in literature.
Intellectual life.
LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General.
Politics and literature.
United States -- Intellectual life -- 19th century.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc.
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203888529
9780203888520