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Description - Wieland, or, the Transformation by Charles Brockden Brown

A major influence on Poe and Hawthorne, this spellbinding tale of seduction, insanity, and murder represents one of America's earliest novels. Based on the true story of a religious fanatic who slaughtered his family, this proto-Gothic novel unfolds in rural Pennsylvania of the 1760s and offers compelling reflections of the era's social and political anxieties.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780486475998
ISBN-10: 0486475999
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 136mm x 11mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Dover Publications Inc.
Publisher: Dover Publications Inc.
Publish Date: 21-Jul-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Charles Brockden Brown

Born in Philadelphia and raised in a Quaker family, Charles Brockden Brown (1771-1810) wrote short stories, essays, poetry, reviews, and historical surveys. The most ambitious, prolific, and accomplished of America's early novelists, Brown is also the most frequently studied and published.

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