A fictive people : antebellum economic development and the American reading public /
This text aims to explode two notions that are commonplace in American cultural histories of the 19th century: that the spread of literature was a simple force for the democratization of taste, and that there was a body of 19th-century literature that reflected "a nation of readers."
|Published:||New York : Oxford University Press, 1993.|
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