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Rural fictions, urban realities : a geography of Gilded Age American literature / Mark Storey.

By: Storey, Mark, 1944-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c2013Description: viii, 200 pages ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780190272425 (paperback) .Subject(s): American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism | Rural conditions in literature | City and town life in literature | Farm life in literature | Pastoral fiction, American -- History and criticismDDC classification: 813.409 STO
Contents:
Lines of time, sight and capital: train journeys -- Commerce and carnival at the canvas city: travelling circuses -- The place of medical knowledge: country doctors -- A government of men and not of laws: lynch mobs -- Geographies of the future: utopias.
Summary: Rural Fictions, Urban Realities examines late nineteenth-century American literature to reveal the increasingly intricate and sometimes problematic connections between urban and rural life.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 187-195) and index.

Lines of time, sight and capital: train journeys -- Commerce and carnival at the canvas city: travelling circuses -- The place of medical knowledge: country doctors -- A government of men and not of laws: lynch mobs -- Geographies of the future: utopias.

Rural Fictions, Urban Realities examines late nineteenth-century American literature to reveal the increasingly intricate and sometimes problematic connections between urban and rural life.

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