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contents Preface. From the Harlem Renaissance vii Introduction. ‘‘The Difficult Art of Giving’’ 1 Chapter 1. American Generosity: Philanthropy in Henry James 39 Chapter 2. ‘‘Livin’ on My Money’’: The Politics of Gratitude and Ingratitude in Howells 75 Chapter 3. ‘‘The Gospel of Self’’: Philanthropy and Political Economy in Mark Twain 100 Chapter 4. ‘‘That Friendship of the Whites’’: Patronage and Philanthropy in Charles Chesnutt 134 Chapter 5. ‘‘Inexplicable Tangles of Personality’’: Patronage, Philanthropy, and Progressive Irony in Theodore Dreiser 161 Afterword 186 Notes 189 Bibliography 227 Index 243 Acknowledgments 247 ...

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ISBN
9780812290035
Related ISBN
9780812246308
MARC Record
OCLC
884615827
Pages
264
Launched on MUSE
2014-08-16
Language
English
Open Access
No
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