TITLE

American Sensations: Empire, Amnesia, and the US-Mexican War

AUTHOR(S)
Streeby, Shelley
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
American Literary History;Spring2001, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the literature of U.S.-Mexican war. Author George Lippard's two war novels are only part of a huge body of printed texts and visual images that circulated widely during the years of the US-Mexican War. The print revolution of the late 1830s and 1840s, which made it possible to reproduce and distribute newspapers and books at cheaper prices and in larger quantities than ever before, directly preceded the war. During the late 1840s, a remarkable series of stories and novels were quickly produced to capitalize on popular interest in events in Mexico.
ACCESSION #
16012998

 

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