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Cambridge Introduction to the Nineteenth-Century American Novel

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ISBN-10: 0521603994

ISBN-13: 9780521603997

Edition: 2007

Authors: Gregg D. Crane

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Stowe, Hawthorne, Melville, and Twain: these are just a few of the world-class novelists of nineteenth-century America. The nineteenth-century American novel was a highly fluid form, constantly evolving in response to the turbulent events of the period and emerging as a key component in American identity, growth, expansion and the Civil War. Gregg Crane tells the story of the American novel from its beginnings in the early republic to the end of the nineteenth century. Treating the famous and many less well-known works, Crane discusses the genre's major figures, themes and developments. He analyses the different types of American fiction - romance, sentimental fiction, and the realist novel…    
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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/25/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 250
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Gregg Crane is Assistant Professor of English at Miami University. He has been a member of the State Bar of California since 1986. He has published in American Literary History, American Literature, Nineteenth-Century Literature and Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly.

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