Uniting Mugwumps and the Masses:
Puck's Role in Gilded Age Politics

A Thesis presented to the Graduate Faculty
of the University of Virginia in Candidacy for the Degree of
Master of Arts

Daniel Henry Backer
6962 Kyleakin Ct.
McLean, Virginia 22101

Department of English
University of Virginia
August 1996

American Studies @UVA