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Author Beidler, Philip D.

Title First books : the printed word and cultural formation in early Alabama / Philip D. Beidler
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [1999]
©1999
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Contents Satire in the territories: literature and the art of political payback in an early Alabama classic -- First book: Henry Hitchcock's Alabama justice of the peace -- "The first production of the kind, in the South": a backwoods literary incognito and his attempt at the great American novel -- Belles lettres in a new country -- Antebellum Alabama history in the planter style: the example of Albert J. Pickett -- B. Meek's great American epic poem of 1855; or, The curious career of the red eagle -- Historicizing Alabama's southwestern humorists; or, how the times were served by Johnson J. Hooper and Joseph G. Baldwin -- Caroline Lee Hentz's anti-abolitionist double feature and Augusta Jane Evans's new and improved novel of female education -- Alabama's last first book: the example of Daniel Hundley
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-176) and index
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Subject American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
American literature -- Alabama -- History and criticism.
Authors, American -- Homes and haunts -- Alabama.
Literature and society -- Alabama -- History -- 19th century.
Literature publishing -- Alabama -- History -- 19th century.
Printing -- Alabama -- History -- 19th century.
Alabama -- In literature.
Alabama -- Intellectual life.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 99006084
ISBN 0817309853 (alk. paper)
0817357300 (print)
0817386408
9780817309855 (alk. paper)
9780817357306 (print)
9780817386405