Homelessness in American Literature: Romanticism, Realism and Testimony

1st Edition

John Allen

Routledge
Published June 28, 2018
Reference - 204 Pages
ISBN 9781138868908 - CAT# Y178757

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Summary

This book analyzes the theme of homelessness in American literature from the Civil War through the depression. Drawing on the work of Harriet Beecher Stowe, Horatio Alger, Stephen Crane, Jacob Riis, Jack London, Meridel Le Sueur and many others, it reveals how homelessness has been either romanticized or objectified.

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