Melodrama and the Myth of America.

  title={Melodrama and the Myth of America.},
  author={P. A. Davis},
  journal={The Journal of American History},
  • P. A. Davis
  • Published 1993
  • Sociology, History
  • The Journal of American History
Preface 1. Constructing Americam Ideology Ideology and Myth The Sentimental Vision Melodrama America/America 2. Metamora (1829) and the OIndianO Question King PhilipOs War Savagism The Romantic Warrior Edwin Forrest, American Metamora Indian Removal The SachemOs Audience 3. The Drunkard (1844) and the Temperance Movement The Politics of Drinking in Antobellum America The Temperance Message The Temperance Narrative The Drunkard The Operations of Discourse 4. Uncle TomOs Cabin (1852) and the… Expand
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