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The Columbia history of the American novel

Author: Emory Elliott; Cathy N Davidson; Patrick O'Donnell; Valerie Smith; Christopher P Wilson
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [1991] ©1991
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first history of America's major literary form offers new views of our literary history and a sophisticated examination of areas of fiction that have only recently begun to receive attention.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Emory Elliott; Cathy N Davidson; Patrick O'Donnell; Valerie Smith; Christopher P Wilson
ISBN: 0231073607 9780231073608
OCLC Number: 23939771
Notes: Introduction signed: Emory Elliott.
"Biographies of American authors": Pages 753-820.
Description: xviii, 905 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The early American novel / Jeffrey Rubin-Dorsky --
Autobiography and the early novel / Nellie McKay --
The book marketplace I / Michael T. Gilmore --
The romance / Terence Martin --
Romance and race / Joan Dayan --
Domesticity and fiction / Lora Romero --
Fiction and reform I / Robert S. Levine --
Realism / Robert Shulman --
Fiction and the science of society / Susan Mizruchi --
Fiction and reform II / Philip Brian Harper --
Nation, region, and empire / Amy Kaplan --
Gender and fiction / Elizabeth Ammons --
Popular forms I / Christine Bold --
Modernist eruptions / Margot Norris --
American proletarianism / Paul Lauter --
Popular forms II / Bill Brown --
Ethnicity and the marketplace / Thomas J. Ferraro --
Race and region / Thadious M. Davis --
Fiction of the West / James H. Maguire --
Technology and the novel / Cecelia Tichi --
Society and identity / David Van Leer --
Postmodern culture / Cornel West --
Postmodern realism / José David Saldívar --
Constructing gender / Ed Cohen --
Canada in fiction / Arnold E. Davidson --
Caribbean fiction / Sandra Pouchet Paquet --
Latin American fiction / Debra A. Castillo --Colonialism, imperialism, and imagined homes / Ketu H. Katrak --
The book marketplace II / John M. Unsworth --
Postmodern fiction / Molly Hite --
The avant-garde / Robert Boyers.
Responsibility: Emory Elliott, general editor ; associate editors, Cathy N. Davidson, Patrick O'Donnell, Valerie Smith, Christopher P. Wilson.

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Recommended for all literature and reference collections. "Recommended for all literature and reference collections." -- "Library Journal"

 
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