A Companion to American Fiction 1865 - 1914 (Blackwell by Robert Paul Lamb,G. R. Thompson

By Robert Paul Lamb,G. R. Thompson

A significant other to American Fiction, 1865-1914 is a groundbreaking number of essays written by way of major critics for a large viewers of students, scholars, and basic readers.

  • An enormously broad-ranging and available Companion to the research of yank fiction of the post-civil battle interval and the early 20th century Brings jointly 29 essays by way of most sensible students, each one of which offers a synthesis of the simplest study and provides an unique perspective
  • Divided into sections on old traditions and genres, contexts and subject matters, and significant authors
  • Covers a mix of canonical and the non-canonical subject matters, authors, literatures, and significant approaches
  • Explores cutting edge themes, reminiscent of ecological literature and ecocriticism, children’s literature, and the impression of Darwin on fiction

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