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Modernity in its American, nineteenth-century, early industrial incarnation meant movement, not stasis; noise, not silence; anxiety, not equanimity; diversity, not uniformity.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. List of Illustrations
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Introduction: The Forms and Functions of Modern American Metropolitan Literature
  2. pp. 3-34
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  1. Chapter 1: Boardinghouse Life, Boardinghouse Letters
  2. pp. 35-76
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  1. Chapter 2: Rhetorical Boarding and the Limits of Domesticity
  2. pp. 77-114
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  1. Chapter 3: Boston’s Boardinghouse Community
  2. pp. 115-146
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  1. Chapter 4: Concord Board: Democratic Domestic as Urban Organic
  2. pp. 147-182
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  1. Chapter 5: Class Mapping the Literary Metropolis: A Residential Reading of The Quaker City
  2. pp. 183-224
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  1. Chapter 6: Boarders, Brothers, Lovers: The Blithedale Romance’s Theater of Feeling
  2. pp. 225-252
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  1. Epilogue
  2. pp. 253-266
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 267-320
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 321-358
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 359-374
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780810166219
Related ISBN
9780810128415
MARC Record
OCLC
830023831
Launched on MUSE
2012-12-20
Language
English
Open Access
No
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