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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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Book Details

ISBN: 9781118917480
ISBN-10: 1118917480
Format: Paperback
(244mm x 172mm x 33mm)
Pages: 704
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2014
Country of Publication: United States

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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).