Reading the American Novel 1865-1914

Reading the American Novel 1865-1914

Author(s): G. R. Thompson

Published Online: 14 OCT 2011 03:06AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780631234067

Online ISBN: 9781444344271

DOI: 10.1002/9781444344271

Series Editor(s): Daniel R. Schwarz

About this Book

An indispensable tool for teachers and students of American literature, Reading the American Novel 1865-1914 provides a comprehensive introduction to the American novel in the post-civil war period.

  • Locates American novels and stories within a specific historical and literary context
  • Offers fresh analyses of key selected literary works
  • Addresses a wide audience of academics and non-academics in clear, accessible prose
  • Demonstrates the changing mentality of 19th-century America entering the 20th century
  • Explores the relationship between the intellectual and artistic output of the time and the turbulent socio-political context

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