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Twain, Alcott, and the Birth of the Adolescent Reform Novel


Book Description
Trites argues that Twain and Alcott wrote on similar topics because they were so deeply affected by the Civil War, by cataclysmic emotional and financial losses in their families, by their cultural immersion in the tenets of Protestant philosophy, and by sexual tensions that may have stimulated their interest in writing for adolescents, Trites demonstrates how the authors participated in a cultura... More
Book Information
PublisherUniversity of Iowa Press
BindingHardcover
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages236
ISBN-101587296225
ISBN-13978-1587296222
Publication Date11/01/2007
The Creators
About Roberta Seelinger Trites (Author) : Roberta Seelinger Trites is a published author. Some of the published credits of Roberta Seelinger Trites include Twain, Alcott, and the Birth of the Adolescent Reform Novel, Disturbing the Universe: ... more
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