15 - 'The House of the Seven Gables' by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1851)

Literary Hangover show

Summary: Inside: Whigs as Zombie Federalists. The Eminem of the "Jump Jim Crow" dance. Inheritence as control by the dead. 19th century amusements: soap bubbles still hot. Trains will make homes obsolete and the telegraph was the internet. feat. @Alecks_Guns and @MattLech Sources: Cook, Jonathan A. "“The Most Satisfactory Villain That Ever Was”: Charles W. Upham and The House of the Seven Gables." The New England Quarterly 88, no. 2 (2015): 252-285. David Grant. "The Death of Anti-Whiggery in The House of the Seven Gables." ESQ: A Journal of Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture 63, no. 1 (2017): 79-117. https://muse.jhu.edu/ Ashby, LeRoy. With Amusement for All: A History of American Popular Culture since 1830. University Press of Kentucky, 2006. http://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctt2jcqsr. Utopian Socialists by Youtuber 'robert King' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gRrHBScLhQA