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Cavaliers and Economists: Global Capitalism and the Development of Southern Literature, 1820-1860

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Cavaliers and Economists: Global Capitalism and the Development of Southern Literature, 1820-1860 - Burnett, Katharine, and Romine, Scott (Editor)
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Offering a compelling intervention in studies of antebellum writing, Katharine A. Burnett's Cavaliers and Economists: Global Capitalism and the Development of Southern Literature, 1820-1860 examines how popular modes of literary production in the South emerged in tandem with the region's economic modernization. In a series of deeply historicized readings, Burnett positions southern literary form and genre as existing in dialogue with the plantation economy's evolving position in the transatlantic market before the Civil ...

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Cavaliers and Economists: Global Capitalism and the Development of Southern Literature, 1820-1860 2019, LSU Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807169308

Hardcover