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The Resource Against the gallows : antebellum American writers and the movement to abolish capital punishment, Paul Christian Jones, (electronic resource)

Against the gallows : antebellum American writers and the movement to abolish capital punishment, Paul Christian Jones, (electronic resource)

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Against the gallows : antebellum American writers and the movement to abolish capital punishment
Title
Against the gallows
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antebellum American writers and the movement to abolish capital punishment
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Paul Christian Jones
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Language
eng
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index present
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non fiction
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Against the gallows : antebellum American writers and the movement to abolish capital punishment, Paul Christian Jones, (electronic resource)
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Against the gallows : antebellum American writers and the movement to abolish capital punishment, Paul Christian Jones, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-222) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Haunted by the gallows: Antebellum American literature and capital punishment -- The politics of poetry: The democratic review and anti-gallows verse in 1840s America -- The American Newgate novel: Antebellum crime fiction and anti- gallows sympathy -- Walt Whitman's anti-gallows writing: The appeal to Christian sympathy -- Women's anti-gallows writing: The sentimental strategy of E. D. E. N. Southworth -- Herman Melville's Billy Budd: The legacy of antebellum anti-gallows literature
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x, 230 p.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
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