Description - A Companion to the American Novel by Alfred Bendixen
Featuring 37 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 available * Features 37 contributions from a wide range of distinguished literary scholars * Includes 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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Author Biography - Alfred Bendixen
Alfred Bendixen teaches American literature at PrincetonUniversity, USA, and is the founder and Executive Director of theAmerican Literature Association. His books include TheCambridge History of American Poetry (co-edited with Stephen Burt,2014), A Companion to the American Short Story (co-edited withJames Nagel, Wiley Blackwell, 2010), The CambridgeCompanion to American Travel Writing (co-edited with JudithHamera, 2009), Edith Wharton: New Critical Essays (co-editedwith Annette Zilversmit, 1992), The Amber Gods and Other Storiesby Harriet Prescott Spofford (1989), an edition of thecomposite novel The Whole Family (1986), and HauntedWomen (1985).