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The Sentimental Mode free pdf The collection features essays that examine how authors of the 20th and 21st centuries continue the use of sentimental forms and tropes of 19th century literature. Current literary and cultural critical consensus seems to maintain that Americans engaged in a turn-of-the-century refutation of the sentimental mode- however, the analysis in these essays of 20th and 21st century narratives reveals ongoing use of sentimental expression that draws upon its ability to instruct and influence readers through their emotions.

While these later narratives employ aspects of the sentimental mode, many of them also engage in a critique of the failures of the sentimental, deconstructing 19th century perspectives on race, class and gender and the ways they are promoted by sentimental ideals.

About Jennifer A. Williamson

Jennifer A. Williamson is a gender specialist with an international development organisation in the Washington, DC area. She lives in Washington, DC.

Jennifer Larson teaches literature, film, and writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her essays have appeared in Women's Studies and The South Carolina Review. She lives in Durham, North Carolina.

Ashley Reed teaches in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research centres on gender, race, and formations of secular agency in the nineteenth-century United States. She is also a fellow in Duke University's PhD Lab in Digital Culture. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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Author : Jennifer A. Williamson
Publisher : McFarland
Data Published : 30 March 2014
ISBN : 078647341X
EAN : 9780786473410
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 277 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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