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American Enchantment: Rituals of the People in the Post-Revolutionary World

ISBN : 9780190627539

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¥11,396
Author: 
Michelle Sizemore
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Dec 2017
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American Enchantment presents a new understanding of the social order after the American Revolution, one that enacts the concept of enchantment as a unique way of describing and coalescing popular power and social affiliation.

Index: 

Introduction; Chapter 1: American Civil Mysticism; Chapter 2: George Washington vs. The Phantom People: Rival Sovereignties Between Past and Future; Chapter 3: Vox Populi, Vox Dei: Enchanted Subjectivity in Wieland and the Post-Revolutionary World; Chapter 4: Changing by enchantment : Washington Irving's Sketch Book Hermeneutics; Chapter 5: Magical Vanishing Point: Missing People in the Revolutionary Romance; Coda; Notes

About the author: 

Michelle Sizemore is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Kentucky.

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