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American fiction; an historical and critical survey,

Author: Arthur Hobson Quinn
Publisher: New York, London, D. Appleton-Century Co. [©1936]
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Quinn, Arthur Hobson, 1875-1960.
American fiction.
New York, London, D. Appleton-Century Co. [©1936]
(OCoLC)575659581
Named Person: Charles Brockden Brown; Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow; Willa Cather; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Edgar Allan Poe; Edith Wharton; Henry James; Bret Harte; Booth Tarkington; James Fenimore Cooper; William Dean Howells; Mark Twain; Washington Irving; Herman Melville; Joel Chandler Harris; Charles Brockden Brown; Willa Cather; James Fenimore Cooper; Ellen Anderson Gholson Glasgow; Joel Chandler Harris; Bret Harte; Nathaniel Hawthorne; William Dean Howells; Washington Irving; Henry James; Herman Melville; Edgar Allan Poe; Booth Tarkington; Mark Twain; Edith Wharton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Hobson Quinn
OCLC Number: 964300
Description: xxiii, 805 pages 24 cm
Contents: Foundations of American fiction --
Charles Brockden Brown and the establishment of romance --
Washington Irving and other pioneers --
James Fenimore Cooper --
Edgar Allan Poe and the establishment of the short story --
Development of idealistic romance --
Nathaniel Hawthorne, the romance of the moral life --
Herman Melville and the exotic romance --
Transition to realism --
Fiction of fantasy --
Bret Harte and the fiction of moral contrast --
Mark Twain and the romance of youth --
William Dean Howells and the establishment of realism --
Henry James and the fiction of international relations --
Weir Mitchell, pioneer and patrician --
Place and race in American fiction --
Joel Chandler Harris and the fiction of folklore --
Francis Marion Crawford and the cosmopolitan novel --
Urbane Note in American fiction --
Development of realism --
James Lane Allen and the novel of the spirit --
Romance of history and politics --
LaFacadio Hearn and the later exotic romance --
Journalists --
Edith Wharton --
Anne Douglas Sedgwick --
Booth Tarkington and the later romance --
Critics and satirists--the liberals --
Critics and satirists--the radicals --
Ellen Glasgow and the New South --
Willa Cather --
Celebration of the individual --
Retrospect and prospect.
Responsibility: by Arthur Hobson Quinn.

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