Film, Video Jonathan Going South: The Yankee & the Making of American National Character

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Title
Jonathan Going South: The Yankee & the Making of American National Character
Summary
Stefanie Schaefer traces the origins and functions of the Yankee in 19th century U.S. literary and popular culture. Schaefer traces the Yankee's most commonly known sectional (Northern) denomination to its origins and explores how this allegory was used to imagine an American national identity.
Event Date
February 07, 2013
Notes
-  Stefanie Schaefer is a German Fellow in the Library's John W. Kluge Center.
Related Resources
John W. Kluge Center: https://www.loc.gov/kluge/
Running Time
53 minutes 42 seconds
Online Format
video

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