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The idea of an American novel,

Author: Louis D Rubin, Jr.; John Rees Moore
Publisher: New York, Crowell [1961]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Articles and excerpts from books expressing various understandings of the nature, scope and peculiar character of American novels. Poe, Melville, de Tocqueville, Mencken, James, Kazin are among the authors.
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rubin, Louis Decimus, 1923-
Idea of an American novel.
New York, Crowell [1961]
(OCoLC)647375405
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis D Rubin, Jr.; John Rees Moore
OCLC Number: 1045671
Description: xxii, 394 pages 22 cm
Contents: Ch. I. The call for a national literature --
Ch. II. The scope of the "Great American Novel" --
Ch. III The American novel and "Reality" --
Ch. IV. The American character --
Ch. V. Ideals for the American novel --
Ch. VI. American art and American experience --
Ch. VII. Novels and novelists --
James Fenimore Cooper --
Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Herman Melville --
William Dean Howells --
Henry James --
Mark Twain --
Stephen Crane --
Theodore Dreiser --
Sinclair Lewis --
Ernest Hemingway --
F. Scott Fitzgerald --
John Dos Passos --
James T. Farrell --
Thomas Wolfe --
William Faulkner --
Robert Penn Warren.
Responsibility: edited by Louis D. Rubin, Jr. and John Rees Moore.

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Articles and excerpts from books expressing various understandings of the nature, scope and peculiar character of American novels. Poe, Melville, de Tocqueville, Mencken, James, Kazin are among the authors.

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