Table of contents for The aesthetics and politics of the crowd in American literature / Mary Esteve.

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1. When travelers swarm forth: antebellum urban aesthetics and the contours of the political
2. In 'the thick of the stream': Henry James and the public sphere
3. A 'gorgeous neutrality': social justice and Stephen Crane's documentary anaesthetics
4. Vicious gregariousness: white city, the nation form, and the souls of lynched folk
5. A 'moving mosaic': Harlem, primitivism, and Nella Larsen's Quicksand
6. Breaking the waves: mass immigration, trauma, and ethno-political consciousness in Cahan, Yezierska, and Roth

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: American literature History and criticism, Crowds in literature, Politics and literature United States, Literature and society United States, Collective behavior in literature, City and town life in literature, Immigrants in literature, Lynching in literature, Aesthetics, American, Mobs in literature, Race in literature