A Fictive People : Antebellum Economic Development and the American Reading Public.

This book explores an important boundary between history and literature: the antebellum reading public for books written by Americans. Zboray describes how fiction took root in the United States and what literature contributed to the readers' sense of themselves. He traces the rise of fiction a...

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Author / Creator: Zboray, Ronald J.
Format: eBook Electronic
Language:English
Imprint: Cary : Oxford University Press, Incorporated, 1993.
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