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By Robert Paul Lamb

ISBN-10: 1405100648

ISBN-13: 9781405100649

A better half to American Fiction, 1865-1914 is a groundbreaking choice of essays written through prime critics for a large viewers of students, scholars, and common readers.

  • An exceedingly broad-ranging and obtainable Companion to the learn of yank fiction of the post-civil conflict interval and the early 20th century Brings jointly 29 essays via best students, every one of which provides a synthesis of the simplest examine and gives an unique perspective
  • Divided into sections on ancient traditions and genres, contexts and subject matters, and significant authors
  • Covers a mix of canonical and the non-canonical topics, authors, literatures, and important approaches
  • Explores leading edge subject matters, comparable to ecological literature and ecocriticism, children’s literature, and the impression of Darwin on fiction

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