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Brockden Brown Three Gothic Novels - Wieland; Arthur Mervyn; Edgar Huntly

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ISBN-10: 1883011574

ISBN-13: 9781883011574

Edition: N/A

Authors: Charles Brockden Brown, Sydney J. Krause, Brockden Brown, Sydney Krause

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List price: $40.00
Publisher: Library of America, The
Publication date: 8/1/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 925
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Charles Brockden Brown, the first full-time professional writer in the United States, is considered by many to be the nation's first important novelist. He is noted chiefly for having written four Gothic novels that prefigure one of America's most significant traditions, the kind of psychological-moralistic fiction written by Hawthorne, Poe, Henry James, William Faulkner, and Flannery O'Connor. Brown was also admired and imitated by such English writers such as Mary Shelley, Percy Bysshe Shelley, and Thomas Love Peacock. While Brown's texts displayed some of the indulgences inherent in the Gothic tradition, his work is notable for its inventive and sophisticated construction and for what…    

Wieland, or, The Transformation
Arthur Mervyn, or, Memoirs of the Year 1793
Edgar Huntly, or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker
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