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A companion to the American novel, edited by Alfred Bendixen

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A companion to the American novel
Title
A companion to the American novel
Statement of responsibility
edited by Alfred Bendixen
Contributor
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Genre
Summary
Featuring 38 essays by distinguished literary scholars, A Companion to the American Novel provides a comprehensive single-volume treatment of the development of the novel in the United States from the late 18th century to the present day.Represents the most comprehensive single-volume introduction to this popular literary form currently availableFeatures 38 contributions from a wide range of distinguished literary scholarsIncludes essays on topics and genres, historical overviews, and key individual works, including The Scarlet Letter, Moby Dick, The Great Gatsby, Beloved, and many more
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.009
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS371
LC item number
.C714 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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Bendixen, Alfred
Series statement
Blackwell companions to literature and culture
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  • American fiction
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Literature and society
Label
A companion to the American novel, edited by Alfred Bendixen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The development of the American novel: The transformations of genre / Alfred Bendixen -- The American novel: Beginnings through the American renaissance / Maria Karafilis -- The American novel: Realism and naturalism (1860-1920) / Jeanne Campbell Reesman -- Modernism and the American novel / Peter L. Hays -- Beyond modernism: The American novel between the world wars / Alfred Benedixen -- The Cold War novel: The American novel between 1945-1970 / Sharon Becker and Wendy Martin -- The novel in a changing America: Multiculturalism and other issues (1970-Present) / Martha J. Cutler -- Fear, ambiguity, and transgression: The gothic novel in the United States / Charles L. Crow -- The American historical romance: From James Fenimore Cooper and Nathaniel Hawthorne to Toni Morrison, Louise Erdrich, and E. L. Doctorow / Emily Miller Budick -- Making this whole national feel: The sentimental novel in the United States / Marianne Noble -- Social protest, reform, and the American political novel / Chip Rhodes -- The American war novel tradition and the individual solder / James H. Meredith -- From the sublime to the ridiculous: Comic traditions in the American novel / Judith Yaross Lee -- Plotting a way home: The Jewish American novel / Derek Parker Royal -- Chicano/a traditions in the American novel / Juan J. Alonzo -- African American traditions and the American novel / Melvin Donalson -- The American novel of mystery, crime, and detection / Leonard Cassuto -- O brave new worlds: Science fiction and the American novel / Eric S. Rabkin -- Dreaming of a White future: Mary E. Bradley Lane, Edward Bellamy, and the origins of the utopian novel in the United States / Jean Pfaelzer -- Queer theory and the American novel / Deborah Carlin -- The American short-story cycle: Out from the novel's shadow / Robert M. Luscher -- The woman's law in Hawthorne's The scarlet letter / Monika Elbert -- Writ in water: The books of Melville's Moby-Dick / Wyn Kelley -- Wonder of wonders: Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's cabin / Susan Belasco -- Citational strategies and literary traditions: Placing Henry James's The portrait of a lady / Greg W. Zacharias -- Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: A child's search for comfort and peace / Michael J. Kiskis -- What women want: Kate Chopin's The awakening / Emily Toth -- Private Fleming's various battles: Stephen Crane's The red badge of courage / James Nagel -- Lily's story: Edith Wharton's House of mirth / Kathy Fedorko -- The confessional narration of Ernest Hemingway's The sun also rises / James Nagel -- Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby and the myth of the land / Richard Lehan -- Ground zero: Faulkner's The sound and the fury / Philip Weinstein -- A bigger vision: Richard Wright's Native son and the great American novel / Andrew Warnes -- Our Invisible man: The aesthetic genealogy of US diversity / John Carlos Rowe -- The visionary exuberance of Saul Bellow's The adventures of Augie March / Ben Siegel -- The flesh and the word: Toni Morrison's Beloved / Valerie Smith -- Adifferent kind of love story: Cormac McCarthy's The road / Olivia Carr Edenfield
Control code
759491763
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
lxx, 633 pages
Isbn
9781405101196
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2011042863
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)759491763
Label
A companion to the American novel, edited by Alfred Bendixen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The development of the American novel: The transformations of genre / Alfred Bendixen -- The American novel: Beginnings through the American renaissance / Maria Karafilis -- The American novel: Realism and naturalism (1860-1920) / Jeanne Campbell Reesman -- Modernism and the American novel / Peter L. Hays -- Beyond modernism: The American novel between the world wars / Alfred Benedixen -- The Cold War novel: The American novel between 1945-1970 / Sharon Becker and Wendy Martin -- The novel in a changing America: Multiculturalism and other issues (1970-Present) / Martha J. Cutler -- Fear, ambiguity, and transgression: The gothic novel in the United States / Charles L. Crow -- The American historical romance: From James Fenimore Cooper and Nathaniel Hawthorne to Toni Morrison, Louise Erdrich, and E. L. Doctorow / Emily Miller Budick -- Making this whole national feel: The sentimental novel in the United States / Marianne Noble -- Social protest, reform, and the American political novel / Chip Rhodes -- The American war novel tradition and the individual solder / James H. Meredith -- From the sublime to the ridiculous: Comic traditions in the American novel / Judith Yaross Lee -- Plotting a way home: The Jewish American novel / Derek Parker Royal -- Chicano/a traditions in the American novel / Juan J. Alonzo -- African American traditions and the American novel / Melvin Donalson -- The American novel of mystery, crime, and detection / Leonard Cassuto -- O brave new worlds: Science fiction and the American novel / Eric S. Rabkin -- Dreaming of a White future: Mary E. Bradley Lane, Edward Bellamy, and the origins of the utopian novel in the United States / Jean Pfaelzer -- Queer theory and the American novel / Deborah Carlin -- The American short-story cycle: Out from the novel's shadow / Robert M. Luscher -- The woman's law in Hawthorne's The scarlet letter / Monika Elbert -- Writ in water: The books of Melville's Moby-Dick / Wyn Kelley -- Wonder of wonders: Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's cabin / Susan Belasco -- Citational strategies and literary traditions: Placing Henry James's The portrait of a lady / Greg W. Zacharias -- Mark Twain's Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: A child's search for comfort and peace / Michael J. Kiskis -- What women want: Kate Chopin's The awakening / Emily Toth -- Private Fleming's various battles: Stephen Crane's The red badge of courage / James Nagel -- Lily's story: Edith Wharton's House of mirth / Kathy Fedorko -- The confessional narration of Ernest Hemingway's The sun also rises / James Nagel -- Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby and the myth of the land / Richard Lehan -- Ground zero: Faulkner's The sound and the fury / Philip Weinstein -- A bigger vision: Richard Wright's Native son and the great American novel / Andrew Warnes -- Our Invisible man: The aesthetic genealogy of US diversity / John Carlos Rowe -- The visionary exuberance of Saul Bellow's The adventures of Augie March / Ben Siegel -- The flesh and the word: Toni Morrison's Beloved / Valerie Smith -- Adifferent kind of love story: Cormac McCarthy's The road / Olivia Carr Edenfield
Control code
759491763
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
lxx, 633 pages
Isbn
9781405101196
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2011042863
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)759491763

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