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The Resource The social self : Hawthorne, Howells, William James, and nineteenth-century psychology, Joseph Alkana

The social self : Hawthorne, Howells, William James, and nineteenth-century psychology, Joseph Alkana

Label
The social self : Hawthorne, Howells, William James, and nineteenth-century psychology
Title
The social self
Title remainder
Hawthorne, Howells, William James, and nineteenth-century psychology
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Alkana
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
American literary history of the nineteenth-century as a conflict between individualistic writers and a conformist society. In The Social Self, Joseph Alkana argues that such a dichotomy misrepresents the views of many authors. Sudden changes caused by the industrial revolution, urban development, increased immigration, and regional conflicts were threatening to fragment the community, and such writers as Nathaniel Hawthorne, William James, and William Dean Howells were deeply concerned about social cohesion. Alkana persuasively reintroduces Common Sense philosophy and Jamesian psychology as w
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Alkana, Joseph
Dewey number
813/.309353
Index
index present
LC call number
PS374.P7
LC item number
A45 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  • Howells, William Dean
  • James, William
  • American fiction
  • Social psychology and literature
  • Psychological fiction, American
  • American literature
  • Psychology in literature
  • Self in literature
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  • Howells, William Dean
  • James, William
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American fiction
  • American literature
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.)
  • Psychological fiction, American
  • Psychology
  • Psychology in literature
  • Self in literature
  • Social psychology and literature
  • United States
Label
The social self : Hawthorne, Howells, William James, and nineteenth-century psychology, Joseph Alkana
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-163) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Translating the Self: Between Discord and Individualism in American Literary History; 2 Hawthorne's Drama of the Self: Antebellum Psychology and Sociality; 3 ""But the Past Was Not Dead"": Aesthetics, History, and Community in Grandfather's Chair and The Scarlet Letter; 4. The Altrurian Romances: Evolution and Immigration in Howells's Utopia; 5 The Ironic Construction of Selfhood: William James's Principles of Psychology; 6 Selfhood, Pragmatism, and Literary Studies: Who Do We Think We Are? And What Do We Think We're Doing?
Control code
605660030
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (167 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813157337
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129b2s3
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)605660030
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The social self : Hawthorne, Howells, William James, and nineteenth-century psychology, Joseph Alkana
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 133-163) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1 Translating the Self: Between Discord and Individualism in American Literary History; 2 Hawthorne's Drama of the Self: Antebellum Psychology and Sociality; 3 ""But the Past Was Not Dead"": Aesthetics, History, and Community in Grandfather's Chair and The Scarlet Letter; 4. The Altrurian Romances: Evolution and Immigration in Howells's Utopia; 5 The Ironic Construction of Selfhood: William James's Principles of Psychology; 6 Selfhood, Pragmatism, and Literary Studies: Who Do We Think We Are? And What Do We Think We're Doing?
Control code
605660030
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (167 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813157337
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt129b2s3
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)605660030
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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