The Business of Literary Circles in Nineteenth-Century America

  • Authors
  • David Dowling

Part of the Nineteenth-Century Major Lives and Letters book series (19CMLL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

  3. Literary New Yorkers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 31-31
    2. David Dowling
      Pages 61-88
  4. New England Circles

  5. Political Economy: North and South

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 229-296

About this book


This comprehensive study ranges from Irving's Knickerbockers, Emerson's Transcendentalists, and Garrison's abolitionists to the popular serial fiction writers for Robert Bonner's New York Ledger to unearth surprising convergences between such seemingly disparate circles.


America fiction New York

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