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Imagining Deliberative Democracy in the Early American Republic

Imagining Deliberative Democracy in the Early American Republic

Sandra M. Gustafson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226311296
eISBN:
9780226311302
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226311302.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Deliberation, in recent years, has emerged as a form of civic engagement worth reclaiming. This book combines historical literary analysis and political theory in order to demonstrate that current ... More

Literature IncorporatedThe Cultural Unconscious of the Business Corporation, 1650-1850

Literature Incorporated: The Cultural Unconscious of the Business Corporation, 1650-1850

John O'Brien

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226291123
eISBN:
9780226291260
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226291260.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book treats the business corporation as an imaginative construct, a fiction that informs other fictions and exerts agency in the world. The book uses literary texts--novels, plays, poetry--as ... More

Protocols of LibertyCommunication Innovation and the American Revolution

Protocols of Liberty: Communication Innovation and the American Revolution

William B. Warner

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226061375
eISBN:
9780226061405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226061405.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

This book offers an account of how, in the midst of a chronic political crisis, American Whigs seized the political initiative through a set of interrelated innovations in communication. To ... More

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