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Constituting Americans

cultural anxiety and narrative form

by Priscilla Wald

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Group identity -- United States -- History.,
    • Narration (Rhetoric) -- Political aspects -- United States.,
    • Political culture -- United States -- History.,
    • American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • American literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.,
    • National characteristics, American, in literature.,
    • Group identity in literature.,
    • Anxiety in literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [353]-374) and index.

      StatementPriscilla Wald.
      SeriesNew Americanists
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.1 .W25 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 390 p. ;
      Number of Pages390
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1106987M
      ISBN 100822315505, 0822315475
      LC Control Number94032227


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