The Fabrication of American Literature — Now Available

The Fabrication of American Literature The Fabrication of American Literature: Fraudulence and Antebellum Print Culture
Lara Langer Cohen
256 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 illus.
Cloth Nov 2011 | ISBN 978-0-8122-4369-7 | $59.95 | £39.00
A volume in the Material Texts series

Drawing on a rich archive of magazine fiction, verse satires, comic almanacs, false slave narratives, minstrel song-sheets, and early literary criticism, this book uncovers the controversies over literary fraudulence that plagued the antebellum period and shows how they at once made and unmade American literature. Read more . . .


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