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Title The serpent in the cup : temperance in American literature / edited by David S. Reynolds and Debra J. Rosenthal.

Publication Info. Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, [1997]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  PS169.T44 S47 1997    AVAILABLE
Description vi, 237 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The demonization of the tavern / David S. Shields -- Black cats and delirium tremens : temperance and the American renaissance / David S. Reynolds -- Temperance in the bed of a child : incest and social order in nineteenth-century America / Karen Sánchez-Eppler -- "Whiskey, blacking, and all" : temperance and race in William Wells Brown's Clotel / Robert S. Levine -- Slaves to the bottle : Gough's Autobiography and Douglass's Narrative / John W. Crowley -- Temperance, morality, and medicine in the fiction of Harriet Beecher Stowe / Nicholas O. Warner -- Deracialized discourse : temperance and racial ambiguity in Harper's "The two offers" and Sowing and reaping / Debra J. Rosenthal -- "Alcoholism" and the modern temper / John W. Crowley -- "Bill's story" : form and meaning in A.A. recovery narratives / Edmund O'Reilly -- Drink and disorder in the classroom / Joan D. Hedrick.
Subject American literature -- History and criticism.
Temperance in literature.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages -- United States -- History.
Didactic literature, American -- History and criticism.
Drinking of alcoholic beverages in literature.
Temperance -- United States -- History.
Alcoholism -- United States -- History.
Alcoholism in literature.
Added Author Reynolds, David S., 1948-
Rosenthal, Debra J., 1964-
ISBN 1558490817 cloth alkaline paper
1558490825 paperback alkaline paper

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