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The Serpent in the Cup: Temperance in American Literature

David S. Reynolds, Debra J. Rosenthal - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 237 pages
An exploration of America's battle with the bottle through an analysis of literature on temperance. The ten essays in this book include topics ranging from the cultural role of ...
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Venus in Boston: And Other Tales of Nineteenth-century City Life

George Thompson, David S. Reynolds, Kimberly R. Gladman - Fiction - 1950 - 391 pages
This volume reprints three short works by George Thompson, one of antebellum America's most successful authors of sensational fiction. There are two novels, Venus in Boston and ...
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A Historical Guide to Walt Whitman

David S. Reynolds - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 288 pages
Few authors are so well suited to historical study as Whitman, who is widely considered America's greatest poet. This Guide combines contemporary cultural studies and ...
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John Brown, Abolitionist: The Man Who Killed Slavery, Sparked the Civil War ...

David S. Reynolds - History - 2009 - 597 pages
An authoritative new examination of John Brown and his deep impact on American history.Bancroft Prize-winning cultural historian David S. Reynolds presents an informative and ...
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Waking Giant

David S. Reynolds - History - 2009 - 480 pages
America experienced unprecedented growth and turmoil in the years between 1815 and 1848. It was an age when Andrew Jackson redefined the presidency and James K. Polk expanded ...
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Walt Whitman's America: A Cultural Biography

David S. Reynolds - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 704 pages
In his poetry Walt Whitman set out to encompass all of America and in so doing heal its deepening divisions. This magisterial biography demonstrates the epic scale of his ...
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Mightier than the Sword: Uncle Tom's Cabin and the Battle for America

David S. Reynolds - History - 2011 - 368 pages
“Fascinating . . . a lively and perceptive cultural history.” —Annette Gordon-Reed, The New Yorker In this wide-ranging, brilliantly researched work, David S. Reynolds traces ...
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Walt Whitman

David S. Reynolds - History - 2004 - 176 pages
From the great events of the day to the patient workings of a spider, few poets responded to the life around them as powerfully as Walt Whitman. Now, in this brief but ...
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A Historical Guide to Herman Melville

Giles Gunn - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 272 pages
This collection gathers together original essays dealing with Melville's relations with his historical era, with class, with the marketplace, with ethnic otherness, and with ...
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