2. Historical Codes in Literary Analysis

The Writing Projects of Nathaniel Hawthorne, Elizabeth Stoddard, and Hannah Crafts

  1. Shirley Samuels

Published Online: 24 NOV 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444354355.ch2

Reading the American Novel 1780-1865

Reading the American Novel 1780-1865

How to Cite

Samuels, S. (2011) Historical Codes in Literary Analysis, in Reading the American Novel 1780-1865, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444354355.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 NOV 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 DEC 2011

Book Series:

  1. Reading the Novel

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631232872

Online ISBN: 9781444354355

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Keywords:

  • Stoddard, Crafts' writings;
  • Hawthorne's writing;
  • historical codes;
  • reading letters;
  • Steedman's Dust: The Archive;
  • scraps of history;
  • archive theory;
  • Crafts' The Bondwoman's Narrative;
  • Stoddard's The Morgesons

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Hawthorne Holds a Pen

  • Reading Letters

  • Reading Dust

  • Archive Theory

  • Notes