A Companion to American Fiction 1865 - 1914 by Robert Paul Lamb

By Robert Paul Lamb

A significant other to American Fiction, 1865-1914 is a groundbreaking selection of essays written via top critics for a large viewers of students, scholars, and normal readers.

  • An particularly broad-ranging and available Companion to the research of yankee fiction of the post-civil struggle 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 provides 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 issues, authors, literatures, and significant approaches
  • Explores leading edge issues, comparable to ecological literature and ecocriticism, children’s literature, and the impact of Darwin on fiction

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