By Robert Paul Lamb
A significant other to American Fiction, 1865-1914 is a groundbreaking selection of essays written by means of best critics for a large viewers of students, scholars, and basic readers.
- An enormously broad-ranging and available Companion to the research of yank fiction of the post-civil warfare interval and the early 20th century Brings jointly 29 essays by means of best students, each one of which provides a synthesis of the simplest learn and provides an unique perspective
- Divided into sections on historic traditions and genres, contexts and topics, and significant authors
- Covers a mix of canonical and the non-canonical issues, authors, literatures, and important approaches
- Explores cutting edge issues, reminiscent of ecological literature and ecocriticism, children’s literature, and the impact of Darwin on fiction
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The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man. 1912. Kirkland, Caroline. A New Home, Who’ll Follow? 1839. Melville, Herman. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale. 1851. Norris, Frank. The Octopus: A Story of California. 1901. Norris, Frank. The Responsibilities of the Novelist. 1903. Page, Thomas Nelson. In Ole Virginia. 1887. Phelps, Elizabeth Stuart. The Story of Avis. 1877. Stowe, Harriet Beecher. Uncle Tom’s Cabin; or, Life among the Lowly. 1852. Lamb / Companion to American Fiction 1405100648_4_001 Final Proof page 33 American Literary Realism Twain, Mark.
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1901. Chopin, Kate. The Awakening. 1899. Craddock, Charles Egbert [Mary Noailles Murfree]. In the Tennessee Mountains. 1884. Crane, Stephen. Maggie, A Girl of the Streets (A Story of New York). 1893. Davis, Rebecca Harding. Life in the Iron Mills; or, The Korl Woman. 1861. Dos Passos, John. The Forty-Second Parallel. 1930. Dos Passos, John. Nineteen Nineteen. 1932. Dos Passos, John. The Big Money. 1936. Dreiser, Theodore. Sister Carrie. 1900. Fern, Fanny. Ruth Hall. 1855. Hawthorne, Nathaniel. The Scarlet Letter.
A Companion to American Fiction 1865 - 1914 by Robert Paul Lamb