Statement of responsibility: John Funchion
ISBN: 0814212875, 0814252176, 9780814212875, 9780814252178
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-240) and index.
xii, 252 pages ; 23 cm
American fiction 19th century History and criticism.; Nostalgia in literature.; Nostalgia United States 19th century.
- Bad romances: homesick nationalisms in the antebellum United States
- Confederate narratives and the problem of reconstruction
- Longing for a people: Hamlin Garland's and Pauline Hopkins's populist fictions
- Left nostalgia: revolutionary aesthetics in the radical novel
- Cosmopolitan nostalgia in L. Frank Baum's Oz and Henry James's America
- Epilogue: "Taking the country back" in the twenty-first century.