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The dream of the great American novel, Lawrence Buell

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The dream of the great American novel
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Lawrence Buell
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Title
The dream of the great American novel
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Summary
The first book in many years to take in the full sweep of national fiction, The Dream of the Great American Novel explains why this supposedly antiquated idea continues to thrive. It shows that four G.A.N. "scripts" are keys to the dynamics of American literature and identity--and to the myth of a nation perpetually under construction
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Story line
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10277358
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813.009
Index
index present
LC call number
PS377
LC item number
.B84 2014
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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Lawrence Buell
The dream of the great American novel, Lawrence Buell
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-537) and index
Contents
Birth, heyday, and seeming decline -- Reborn from the critical ashes -- The reluctant master text : the making and remakings of Hawthorne's The scarlet letter -- "Success" stories from Benjamin Franklin to the dawn of modernism -- Belated ascendancy : Fitzgerald to Faulkner, Dreiser to Wright and Bellow -- Up-from stories in hyphenated America : Ellison, Roth, and beyond -- Uncle Tom's cabin and its aftermaths -- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and its others -- Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!, Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the wind, and literary interracialism North and South -- Toni Morrison's Beloved as culmination and augury -- Melville's Moby-Dick : from oblivion to great American novel -- The great American novel of early twentieth century breakdown : Dos Passos's U.S.A. or Steinbeck's The grapes of wrath? -- Late twentieth-century maximalism : Pynchon's Gravity's rainbow and its rainbow
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
xii, 567 pages
Isbn
9780674051157
Isbn Type
(alk. paper hc)
Lccn
2013032745

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