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Democracy, revolution, and monarchism in early American literature [electronic resource] / Paul Downes.

By: Downes, Paul, 1965-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002Description: 1 online resource (xii, 239 p.).ISBN: 0511020554 (electronic bk.); 9780511020551 (electronic bk.); 0511120435 (electronic bk.); 9780511120435 (electronic bk.); 9780521813396 (hbk.); 0521813395 (hbk.).Subject(s): American literature -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- History and criticism | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Literature and the revolution | Politics and literature -- United States -- History -- 18th century | Revolutionary literature, American -- History and criticism | United States -- Intellectual life -- 18th century | Revolutions in literature | Democracy in literature | Monarchy in literature | United States -- Civilization -- 1783-1865 | LITERARY CRITICISM -- American -- General | Electronic books | Literatur | Monarchie (Motiv) | Demokratie (Motiv) | Revolution (Motiv) | USA | Geschichte 1770-1830 | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Online-Publikation. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Democracy, revolution, and monarchism in early American literature.DDC classification: 810.9/358 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Monarchophobia: reading the mock executions of 1776 -- Cr�evecoeur's revolutionary loyalism -- Citizen subjects: the memoirs of Stephen Burroughs and Benjamin Franklin -- An epistemology of the ballot box: Brockden Brown's secrets -- Luxury, effeminacy, corruption: Irving and the gender of democracy -- Afterword: the revolution's last word.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-236) and index.

Monarchophobia: reading the mock executions of 1776 -- Cr�evecoeur's revolutionary loyalism -- Citizen subjects: the memoirs of Stephen Burroughs and Benjamin Franklin -- An epistemology of the ballot box: Brockden Brown's secrets -- Luxury, effeminacy, corruption: Irving and the gender of democracy -- Afterword: the revolution's last word.

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