Reading the American Novel 1865-1914

Reading the American Novel 1865-1914

Author(s): G. R. Thompson

Print ISBN: 9780631234067

Online ISBN: 9781444344271

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344271

Series Editor(s): Daniel R. Schwarz

Author Biography

About the Author

G. R. Thompson is Emeritus Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Purdue University. He has written widely on the topic of American fiction and romanticism, including books and articles on the relation of the romance to the realist tradition, the gothic fiction of Edgar Allan Poe, the short stories of Nathaniel Hawthorne, and the travel narratives of Herman Melville. He is the editor of various editions, including the Norton Critical Edition of The Selected Writings of Edgar Allan Poe. He is the former editor of Poe Studies and ESQ: A Journal of the American Renaissance.