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The Resource Epistolary practices : letter writing in America before telecommunications, William Merrill Decker

Epistolary practices : letter writing in America before telecommunications, William Merrill Decker

Label
Epistolary practices : letter writing in America before telecommunications
Title
Epistolary practices
Title remainder
letter writing in America before telecommunications
Statement of responsibility
William Merrill Decker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Annotation
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Decker, William Merrill
Dewey number
816/.309
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS417
LC item number
.D43 1998eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American letters
  • Letter writing
  • LITERARY COLLECTIONS
  • American letters
  • Letter writing
  • United States
  • Amerikaans
  • Brieven
Summary expansion
Using letters written by John Winthrop, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Abigail and John Adams, and others, this book examines the place of the personal letter in American popular and literary culture from the colonial to the postmodern period. Decker explores epistolary practices that coincide with American experiences of space, settlement, separation, and reunion
Label
Epistolary practices : letter writing in America before telecommunications, William Merrill Decker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-279) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abbreviations and Note on Quotations -- Burn This letter: Autograph Missive and Published Text -- I Have Taken This opportunity of Writing You a Few Lines: A Genre as Popularly Practiced -- I Cannot Write This Letter: Ralph Waldo Emerson -- A Letter Always Seemed to Me Like Immortality: Emily Dickinson -- I Write Now d'Outre Tombe: Henry Adams -- Conclusion: Letter Writing in the Era of Telecommunications
Control code
45843981
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807824382
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780807824382
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45843981
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Epistolary practices : letter writing in America before telecommunications, William Merrill Decker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-279) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Abbreviations and Note on Quotations -- Burn This letter: Autograph Missive and Published Text -- I Have Taken This opportunity of Writing You a Few Lines: A Genre as Popularly Practiced -- I Cannot Write This Letter: Ralph Waldo Emerson -- A Letter Always Seemed to Me Like Immortality: Emily Dickinson -- I Write Now d'Outre Tombe: Henry Adams -- Conclusion: Letter Writing in the Era of Telecommunications
Control code
45843981
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 285 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807824382
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9780807824382
Other physical details
illustrations
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)45843981
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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