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- DescriptionEmphasizing the significance of his political and historical engagement, this work casts Abraham Lincoln as a cultural figure.
- Author BiographyShirley Samuels works with the American Studies program and the Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at Cornell University. She has taught at Princeton, Brandeis and the University of Delaware. She has had fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies, the Huntington Library and the Library Company of Philadelphia. In addition to journal articles and chapters in books, she is author of Reading the American Novel: 1780-1865 (2012), Facing America: Iconography and the Civil War (2004) and Romances of the Republic: Women, the Family, and Violence in the Literature of the Early American Nation (1996). She is editor of the Companion to American Fiction, 1780-1865 (2004) and The Culture of Sentiment: Race, Gender, and Sentimentality in Nineteenth-Century America (1992).
- PublisherCambridge University Press
- Date of Publication30/06/2012
- GenreRegional History
- Series TitleCambridge Companions to American Studies
- Place of PublicationCambridge
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintCambridge University Press
- Content Note8 b/w illus.
- Weight330 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Edited byShirley Samuels
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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