Philadelphia Stories: America's Literature of Race and Freedom

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In Philadelphia Stories , Samuel Otter finds literary value, historical significance, and political urgency in a sequence of texts written in and about Philadelphia between the Constitution and the Civil War. Historians such as Gary B. Nash and Julie Winch have chronicled the distinctive social and political space of early national Philadelphia. Yet while individual writers such as Charles Brockden Brown, Edgar Allan Poe, and George Lippard have been linked to Philadelphia, no sustained attempt has been made to understand ...

Philadelphia Stories: America's Literature of Race and Freedom 2013, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780199970964

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Philadelphia Stories: America's Literature of Race and Freedom 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195395921

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