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Author McClellan, Kendall, 1977- author.

Title Virtuous citizens counterpublics and sociopolitical agency in Transatlantic literature / Kendall McClellan
Published Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2021]
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Contents Intro -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- 1. Private Virtue Goes Public: Civic Activism in the Middling Classes -- 2. Gilbert Imlay's "Static Utopia": Antidemocratic Radicalism -- 3. The Virtue of Self-Government: Fear of, or Faith in, the People -- 4. "Possessed with an Idea": American Abolitionism and Counterpublic Protest -- Conclusion: Private Virtue, Counterpublics, and Political Autonomy -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary "Through discussion of British and American literature, Virtuous Citizens demonstrates how contemporary manifestations of civic publics trace directly to the early days of nationhood"-- Provided by publisher
Subject Citizenship in literature.
Civics in literature.
Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature.
Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Political participation in literature.
Citizenship in literature.
Civics in literature.
Identity (Philosophical concept) in literature.
Literature and society.
Political participation in literature.
Great Britain.
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0817393374
9780817393373