Edgar Huntly; or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker
With Related Texts
Normal Price: $16.99
Your Price: $15.29 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $1.70! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $0.76 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Edgar Huntly; or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker by Charles Brockden Brown
Book DescriptionIn addition to the definitive UVA text of Brown's seminal novel, this edition includes an introduction setting the work in its historical, literary, and intellectual contexts. Related texts include selections from William Godwin's Enquiry Concerning Political Justice (1793), Erasmus Darwin's Zoonomia; or, The Laws of Organic Life (1794), Benjamin Franklin's A Narrative of the Late Massacres (1764), and Thomas Barton's The Conduct of the Paxton-Men (1764), as well excerpts from Brown's own essays on somnambulism and the uses of history in fiction.
Buy Edgar Huntly; or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker book by Charles Brockden Brown from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780872208537
(228mm x 6mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Charles Brockden Brown
Wieland and Memoirs of Carwin the Biloquist, Paperback (March 2011)
The first gothic novel in America, Wieland (1798) is now available in a Norton Critical Edition.
Wieland, or, the Transformation, Paperback (August 2010)
Set in rural Pennsylvania in the 1760s and based on the true story of a religious fanatic who slaughtered his family, this Gothic milestone offers compelling reflections of the colonial era's social and political anxieties.
Ormond or the Secret Witness, Paperback (September 2009)
Develops a sustained meditation on late-Enlightenment debates concerning political liberty, women's rights, conventions of sex-gender, and their relation to the reshaping of an Atlantic world in the throes of transformation. This edition includes "Alcuin (1798)", a dialogue on women's rights and marriage.
Wieland or the Transformation, Paperback (March 2009)» View all books by Charles Brockden Brown
A tale that leads from ventriloquism and mania to a family murder and emotional breakdown. It ties revolutionary-era Gothic themes to struggles over the politics of Enlightenment on both sides of the Atlantic.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Edgar Huntly; or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker book by Charles Brockden Brown and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Charles Brockden Brown
Charles Brockden Brown (1771-1810) is an important figure in Gothic literature, credited with writing one of the first American Gothic novels. He was born in Pennsylvania to a Quaker family and originally trained to become a lawyer. Unable to apply the Gothic European settings of crumbling castles to America, he relocated his tales to rural locales, but maintained the same chilling atmosphere within his stories. Philip Barnard is Professor in the Department of English at the University of Kansas. Stephen Shapiro is Professor in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.