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“A splendid collection! This combination of fiction, editorials, and essays offers multiple themes and insights into the concerns of 1890s America that still hold sway over the public imagination today.”— Emory Elliott, University of California, Riverside — N/A
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Susan Harris Smith is Associate Professor of English at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the author of American Drama: The Bastard Art and Masks in Modern Drama.
Melanie Dawson is a Visiting Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Pittsburgh.
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