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Author Faflik, David, 1972-

Title Boarding out : inhabiting the American urban literary imagination, 1840-1860 / David Faflik
Published Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 374 pages :) : illustrations
Contents Introduction: the forms and functions of modern American metropolitan literature -- Boardinghouse life, boardinghouse letters -- Rhetorical boarding and the limits of domesticity -- Boston's boardinghouse community -- Concord board: democratic domestic as urban organic -- Class mapping the literary metropolis: a residential reading of the Quaker city -- Boarders, brothers, and lovers: the Blithedale Romance's theater of feeling
Notes Revision of the author's thesis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-357) and index
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Subject American literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Boardinghouses in literature.
Boardinghouses -- History -- 19th century.
City and town life in literature.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0810166216 (electronic bk.)
9780810166219 (electronic bk.)