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A Companion to American Fiction 1780-1865 (Paperback)

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This "Companion" presents the current state of criticism in the field of American fiction from the earliest declarations of nationhood to secession and civil war.
Draws heavily on historical and cultural contexts in its consideration of American fiction
Relates the fiction of the period to conflicts about territory and sovereignty and to issues of gender, race, ethnicity and identity
Covers different forms of fiction, including children’s literature, sketches, polemical pieces, historical romances, Gothic novels and novels of exploration
Considers both canonical and lesser-known authors, including James Fennimore Cooper, Hannah Foster, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville and Harriet Beecher Stowe
Treats neglected topics, such as the Western novel, science and the novel, and American fiction in languages other than English

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Publisher Blackwell Pub
Mfg Part# 9781405158916
SKU 204482130
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1405158913
Release Date 10/10/2011
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0470
Publisher Blackwell Publishers
Series Part 24
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