Mania for freedom : American literatures of enthusiasm from the Revolution to the Civil War /

In this study of literature in antebellum America, John Mac Kilgore argues that a distinct rhetorical tradition of enthusiasm emerged as a form of political dissent. This was literature written to confront normative values, to respond to critical injustice and to incite revolt, if not broad change....

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Main Author: Kilgore, John Mac (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2016]

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