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Published: 30 September 2004

480 Pages | 16 halftones

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195148237

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Revolution and the Word

The Rise of the Novel in America

Expanded Edition

Cathy N. Davidson

Revolution and the Word remains the classic study of the co-emergence of the U.S. nation and the new literary genre of the novel. This expanded edition reframes this foundational study for the next generation of readers as it provides a new introductory survey and critique of the turbulent, controversial, and productive thinking in literary and cultural theory during the last two decades.