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Authors

David Brokaw

ISBN

9780820339481

Price

$49.95

Publisher

University of Georgia Press

Abstract

Rousing Compassion through the Sword

Kevin Pelletier’s Apocalyptic Sentimentalism: Love and Fear in U.S. Antebellum Literature argues that nineteenth century sentimentalists did not come to bring peace, but a sword. Pelletier posits that antebellum Americans used rhetorical threats ....

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