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Versions of the past : the historical imagination in American fiction

Author: Harry B Henderson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1974.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Henderson, Harry B.
Versions of the past.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1974
(OCoLC)643669981
Named Person: Mark Twain; Henry Adams; Stephen Crane; James Fenimore Cooper; Henry James; Herman Melville; Edward Bellamy; Nathaniel Hawthorne; George Washington Cable; Henry Adams; Edward Bellamy; George Washington Cable; James Fenimore Cooper; Stephen Crane; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Henry James; Herman Melville; Mark Twain
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry B Henderson
ISBN: 0195018109 9780195018103
OCLC Number: 1097343
Description: xx, 344 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : the American historical imagination --
The romantic historians : the structures of the historical novel --
Cooper : the range of the American historical novel --
Hawthorne : the limits of the holist imagination --
Melville : rebellion, tragedy, and historical judgment --
Twain : the varieties of history and A Connecticut Yankee --
Bellamy, Cable, James, Adams, Crane : towards The red badge of courage --
The changing forms of the historical imagination in the twentieth century --
Liberal conscience and apocalyptic parody.
Responsibility: Harry B. Henderson III.

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