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Troubling minds : the cultural politics of genius in the United States, 1840-1890 /

Gustavus Stadler.

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Main Author: Stadler, Gustavus.
Published: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2006.
Topics: American prose literature - 19th century - History and criticism. | Genius in literature. | Race in literature. | Politics and culture - United States - History - 19th century. | Literatur. | Genie <Motiv> | Amerikansk litteratur - historia - 1800-talet.
Regions: United States - Intellectual life - 19th century. | United States. | USA. | Förenta staterna - intellektuellt liv - 1800-talet.
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc. | History.
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1. The geography of genius in Emerson, Fuller, and Douglass -- 2. Cosmopolitan whiteness : writing Jenny Lind -- 3. Stages of genius : the traveling productions of William Wells Brown -- 4. Genius burns : the queer performativity of Louisa May Alcott -- 5. "It's the treatment!" : queerness, Jewishness, and the therapeutic work of genius in Henry James.

Table of Contents for: Troubling minds : the cultural politics