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The American classics : a personal essay

Author: Denis Donoghue
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005.
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Denis Donoghue presents a short list of works of American fiction he regards as 'relative' classics: works whose appeal may not be universal, but which nonetheless have occupied an important place in American culture for more than a century.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Donoghue, Denis.
American classics.
New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004023264
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Donoghue
ISBN: 9780300133783 0300133782 1281722774 9781281722775
OCLC Number: 123029558
Description: 1 online resource (295 pages)
Contents: Introduction : after Emerson --
Emerson and "The American Scholar" --
Moby-Dick --
The Scarlet letter --
Walden --
Leaves of grass --
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Responsibility: Denis Donoghue.
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"Donoghue's great gifts of intelligence and scholarship, judgment and wit are all on display here in first-rate form. Like the American classics he analyzes, this book makes powerful claims on our Read more...

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