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American fiction; the intellectual background.

Author: D E S Maxwell
Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press, 1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Maxwell, D.E.S. (Desmond Ernest Stewart), 1925-
American fiction.
New York, Columbia University Press, 1963
(OCoLC)551475506
Named Person: Herman Melville; Edgar Allan Poe; Edith Wharton; Mark Twain; Nathaniel Hawthorne; James Fenimore Cooper; James Fenimore Cooper; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Herman Melville; Edgar Allan Poe; Mark Twain; Edith Wharton
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D E S Maxwell
ISBN: 0231026129 9780231026123
OCLC Number: 1708428
Description: vii, 306 pages 22 cm
Contents: The poetic inception --
Poe and the romantic experiment --
Politics and pastoral in Cooper --
The tragic phase: Melville and Hawthorne --
Twain as satirist --
Edith Wharton and the realists --
Modern American fiction and its inheritance.

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