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Product Description: "Perhaps it is no coincidence that the nineteenth century—the century when, it has been said, sexuality as such (and various taxonomized sexual identities) were invented—is the period when American short stories were invented, and when they were the queerest...read more
By Christopher Looby (editor)

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9780812223668 | Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, November 7, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: "Perhaps it is no coincidence that the nineteenth century—the century when, it has been said, sexuality as such (and various taxonomized sexual identities) were invented—is the period when American short stories were invented, and when they were the queerest.

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Product Description: "Heterosexuality, this novel forthrightly claims, is a poor substitute for passionate love between men—and heterosexuality's historical emergence in the nineteenth century is consequently, Cecil Dreeme laments, a grave misfortune...read more
By Christopher Looby (editor)

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9780812223651 | Reprint edition (Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, August 30, 2016), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: "Heterosexuality, this novel forthrightly claims, is a poor substitute for passionate love between men—and heterosexuality's historical emergence in the nineteenth century is consequently, Cecil Dreeme laments, a grave misfortune.

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Product Description: Rethinking the category of aesthetics in light of recent developments in literary theory and social criticism, the contributors to this volume showcase the interpretive possibilities available to those who bring politics, culture, ideology, and conceptions of identity into their critiques...read more
By Christopher Looby (editor) and Cindy Weinstein (editor)

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9780231156165 | Columbia Univ Pr, July 10, 2012, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: Rethinking the category of aesthetics in light of recent developments in literary theory and social criticism, the contributors to this volume showcase the interpretive possibilities available to those who bring politics, culture, ideology, and conceptions of identity into their critiques.

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9780231156172, titled "American Literature’s Aesthetic Dimensions" | Columbia Univ Pr, July 10, 2012, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Rethinking the category of aesthetics in light of recent developments in literary theory and social criticism, the contributors to this volume showcase the interpretive possibilities available to those who bring politics, culture, ideology, and conceptions of identity into their critiques.

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The colonel of the first regiment of black men in the Union Army and an early crusader for civil rights shares his thoughts on race relations, slavery, and the Civil War in a remarkable collection of his letters and journal entries. (view table of contents)

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9780226333304 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 1, 1999, cover price $43.00 | About this edition: The colonel of the first regiment of black men in the Union Army and an early crusader for civil rights shares his thoughts on race relations, slavery, and the Civil War in a remarkable collection of his letters and journal entries.

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Product Description: How is a nation brought into being? In a detailed examination of crucial texts of eighteenth-century American literature, Christopher Looby argues that the United States was self-consciously enacted through the spoken word. Historical material informs and animates theoretical texts by Derrida, Lacan, and others as Looby unravels the texts of Benjamin Franklin, Charles Brockden Brown, and Hugh Henry Brackenridge and connects them to nation-building, political discourse, and self-creation...read more

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9780226492827 | Univ of Chicago Pr, January 1, 1996, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: How is a nation brought into being?

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9780226492834, titled "Voicing America: Language, Literary Form and the Origins of the United States" | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, December 1, 1997), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: How is a nation brought into being?

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Product Description: Originally published in 1836.Sheppard Lee, Written By Himself is a work of dark satire from the early years of the American Republic. Published as an autobiography and praised by Edgar Allan Poe, this is the story of a young idler who goes in search of buried treasure and finds instead the power to transfer his soul into other men's bodies...read more

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9781590172292 | Reprint edition (New York Review of Books, January 15, 2008), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Originally published in 1836.
9781508722885 | Createspace Independent Pub, January 1, 1836, cover price $14.50 | About this edition: It will scarcely be supposed that, with the passion of covetousness gnawing at my heart, I had space or convenience for any other feeling.

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