ISBN 9781402083600,A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914

A Companion to American Fiction 1865-1914



Wiley Black Publisher

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9781402083600

ISBN-10 1402083602

Hard Back

Number of Pages 640 Pages
Language (English)

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A Companion to American Fiction, 1865-1914 is a groundbreaking collection of essays written by leading critics for a wide audience of scholars, students, and interested general readers. An exceptionally broad-ranging and accessible Companion to the study of American fiction of the post-civil war period and the early twentieth century Brings together 29 essays by top scholars, each of which presents a synthesis of the best research and offers an original perspective Divided into sections on historical traditions and genres, contexts and themes, and major authors Covers a mixture of canonical and the non-canonical themes, authors, literatures, and critical approaches Explores innovative topics, such as ecological literature and ecocriticism, children's literature, and the influence of Darwin on fiction