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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Machor, James L.
Reading fiction in antebellum America : informed response and reception histories,
1820–1865 / James L. Machor
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN-13: 978-0-8018-9874-7 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN-10: 0-8018-9874-9 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1. American fiction—19th century—History and criticism. 2. Reader-response
criticism—United States. 3. Authors and readers—United States—History—19th century.
4. Books and reading—United States—History—19th century. I. Title.
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