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Edgar Huntly, or, Memoirs of a sleep-walker

Auteur : Charles Brockden Brown; Norman S Grabo
Éditeur: New York : Penguin Books, 1988.
Collection: Penguin classics.
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : Fiction : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
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Edgar Huntly is the story of a young man who sleepwalks each night, a threat to himself and others, unable to control his baser passions. Set outside Philadelphia in 1787, the book becomes a metaphor for the founding of a new nation. Its characters face the problems confronted by the framers of the Constitution: how to harness the irrational, passionate aspects of man's nature without sacrificing individual liberty.
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Genre/forme: American fiction
Gothic fiction
Epistolary fiction
Horror fiction
Fiction
History
Type d’ouvrage: Fiction
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Charles Brockden Brown; Norman S Grabo
ISBN: 9780140390629 0140390626
Numéro OCLC: 15696970
Notes: Originally published in 1799.
Description: xxvi, 285 pages ; 20 cm.
Titre de collection: Penguin classics.
Autres titres: Edgar Huntly
Memoirs of a sleep-walker
Responsabilité: Charles Brockden Brown ; edited with an introduction by Norman S. Grabo.

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