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The Resource The Science of Sacrifice : American Literature and Modern Social Theory

The Science of Sacrifice : American Literature and Modern Social Theory

Label
The Science of Sacrifice : American Literature and Modern Social Theory
Title
The Science of Sacrifice
Title remainder
American Literature and Modern Social Theory
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From ritual killings to subtle acts of self-denial, the practice and rhetoric of sacrifice has a special centrality in modern American literature. In a compelling interdisciplinary investigation, Susan Mizruchi portrays an episode in American cultural history when the literary movement of realism and the fledgling field of sociology both converged in the belief that sacrifice is basic to sociality. This is a book about the fascination that sacrifice held for writers--principally Herman Melville, Henry James, and W.E.B. Du Bois--and also for those who articulated the main tenets of modern socia
Cataloging source
MERUC
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Mizruchi, Susan L
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • American literature
  • Sacrifice in literature
  • Literature and anthropology
  • Literature and society
  • Rites and ceremonies in literature
  • Human sacrifice in literature
  • Self-sacrifice in literature
  • Social problems in literature
  • Scapegoat in literature
  • Realism in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • American literature
  • Human sacrifice in literature
  • Literature and anthropology
  • Literature and society
  • Realism in literature
  • Rites and ceremonies in literature
  • Sacrifice in literature
  • Scapegoat in literature
  • Self-sacrifice in literature
  • Social problems in literature
  • United States
Label
The Science of Sacrifice : American Literature and Modern Social Theory
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents
Control code
ocn700688654
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (446 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400822478
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttspq4
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700688654
Label
The Science of Sacrifice : American Literature and Modern Social Theory
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents
Control code
ocn700688654
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (446 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400822478
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttspq4
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)700688654

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