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Democracy and the novel : popular resistance to classic American writers

Author: Henry Nash Smith
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1978.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
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Smith, Henry Nash.
Democracy and the novel.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1978
(OCoLC)557968638
Named Person: Henry James; Mark Twain; Herman Melville; Nathaniel Hawthorne; William Dean Howells; Nathaniel Hawthorne; William Dean Howells; Henry James; Herman Melville; Mark Twain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Nash Smith
ISBN: 0195023978 9780195023978 0195028961 9780195028966
OCLC Number: 3627052
Description: viii, 204 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The issues --
Hawthorne: the politics of romance --
The madness of Ahab --
A textbook of the genteel tradition: Henry Ward Beecher's Norwood --
William Dean Howells: the theology of realism --
Guilt and innocence in Mark Twain's later fiction --
Henry James I: sow's ears and silk purses --
Henry James II: the problem of an audience.
Responsibility: Henry Nash Smith.

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