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Published: 14 February 2014

656 Pages | 17 illus.

6-3/4 x 9-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195385342

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The Oxford History of the Novel in English

Volume 6: The American Novel 1870-1940

Edited by Priscilla Wald and Michael A. Elliott

Oxford History of the Novel in English

  • Consistently interdisciplinary, reading the novel in conjunction with the visual arts, the early cinema, Hollywood, the rise of the social sciences, medicine and technology, and Native American rights
  • Thoroughly investigates the history of the American novel, while remaining attuned to the global contexts for this national corpus
  • Covers topics like Reconstruction and the novel, the immigrant bildungsroman, early cinema and the novel, religious narratives, the innovations of Henry James, comics and the novel, and hardboiled detective fiction, among many others

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