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Revolution and the word : the rise of the novel in America

Author: Cathy N Davidson
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Expanded edView all editions and formats
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Now greatly expanded, this classic study has been updated to include the major controversies & developments in literary & cultural theory over the past two decades. It traces the co-emergence of the United States as a nation & the literary genre of the novel.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Cathy N Davidson
ISBN: 0195177711 9780195177718 0195148231 9780195148237
OCLC Number: 316477925
Notes: Previous edition: 1986.
Description: 512 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Cathy N. Davidson.
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'Revolution and the Word' remains a classic study of the co-emergence of the US nation and the new literary genre of the novel. This expanded edition reframes this foundational study and provides an  Read more...

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