A Companion to the American Novel

A Companion to the American Novel

Editor(s): Alfred Bendixen

Published Online: 30 MAR 2012 02:35AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781405101196

Online ISBN: 9781118384329

DOI: 10.1002/9781118384329

About this Book

Featuring 37 essays by distinguished literary scholars, A Companion to the American Novel provides a comprehensive single-volume treatment of the development of the novel in the United States from the late 18th century to the present day.

  • Represents the most comprehensive single-volume introduction to this popular literary form currently available
  • Features 37 contributions from a wide range of distinguished literary scholars
  • Includes essays on topics and genres, historical overviews, and key individual works, including The Scarlet Letter, Moby Dick, The Great Gatsby, Beloved, and many more.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Historical Developments

  2. Part II: Genres and Traditions

  3. Part III: Major Texts

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