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Geography and the Production of Space in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

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Part of Cambridge Studies in American Literature and Culture

  • Date Published: June 2010
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521197069

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  • In Geography and the Production of Space in Nineteenth-Century American Literature, Hsuan L. Hsu examines how literature represents different kinds of spaces ranging from the single-family home to the globe. He focuses on authors such as Charles Brockden Brown, Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville and Sarah Orne Jewett, who drew on literary tools such as rhetoric, setting, and point of view to mediate between individuals and different kinds of spaces. These authors used forms such as the regional sketch, the domestic novel, and the detective story to re-examine how local spaces and communities would change when incorporated into global economic and political networks. Geography and the Production of Space in Nineteenth-Century American Literature is valuable reading for American literature scholars, and for all concerned with intersections between literature and geography.

    • Chapters are organised around individual sub-genres and spatial scales, allowing the reader to appreciate themes in individual texts and apply these to larger contexts
    • Crosses a wide range of disciplines, establishing the links between geography and literature
    • Contains illustrations to provide additional information for teaching and analysis
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    • Date Published: June 2010
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521197069
    • length: 270 pages
    • dimensions: 231 x 155 x 23 mm
    • weight: 0.57kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Acknowledgments
    Introduction: scales of identification
    1. Democratic expansionism, gothic geographies, and Charles Brockden Brown
    2. Urban apartments, global cities: the enlargement of private space in Poe and James
    3. Cultural orphans: domesticity, missionaries, and China from Stowe to Sui Sin Far
    4. 'The Checkered Globe': cosmopolitan despair in the American Pacific
    5. Literature and regional production
    Epilogue: scales of resistance.

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    Hsuan L. Hsu, University of California, Davis
    Hsuan L. Hsu is Assistant Professor of English at the University of California, Davis. He was the co-editor of American Literary Geographies: Spatial Practice and Cultural Production, 1500–1900 (2007).

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