Reading the American Novel 1865-1914

  • Publish Date: 2011-10-17
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: G. R. Thompson
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An indispensable tool for teachers and students of American literature, Reading the American Novel 1865-1914 provides a comprehensive introduction to the American novel in the post-civil war period.

  • Locates American novels and stories within a specific historical and literary context
  • Offers fresh analyses of key selected literary works
  • Addresses a wide audience of academics and non-academics in clear, accessible prose
  • Demonstrates the changing mentality of 19th-century America entering the 20th century
  • Explores the relationship between the intellectual and artistic output of the time and the turbulent socio-political context