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The Resource The dream of the great American novel, Lawrence Buell

The dream of the great American novel, Lawrence Buell

Label
The dream of the great American novel
Title
The dream of the great American novel
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Buell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first book in many years to take in the full sweep of national fiction, The Dream of the Great American Novel explains why this supposedly antiquated idea continues to thrive. It shows that four G.A.N. "scripts" are keys to the dynamics of American literature and identity--and to the myth of a nation perpetually under construction
Storyline
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10277358
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Buell, Lawrence
Dewey number
813.009
Index
index present
LC call number
PS377
LC item number
.B84 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • National characteristics, American, in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Literature and society
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The dream of the great American novel, Lawrence Buell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Birth, heyday, and seeming decline -- Reborn from the critical ashes -- The reluctant master text : the making and remakings of Hawthorne's The scarlet letter -- "Success" stories from Franklin to the dawn of modernism -- Belated ascendancy : Fitzgerald to Faulkner, Dreiser to Wright and Bellow -- Up from narrative in hyphenated America : Ellison, Roth, and beyond -- Uncle Tom's cabin and its aftermaths -- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and its others -- Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!, Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the wind, and literary interracialism North and South -- Morrison's Beloved as culmination and augury -- Moby-Dick : from oblivion to great American novel -- The great American novel of early twentieth century breakdown : Dos Passos's U.S.A. or Steinbeck's The grapes of wrath? -- Late twentieth-century maximalism : Pynchon's Gravity's rainbow-- and its rainbow
Control code
2013032745
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 567 pages
Isbn
9780674051157
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013032745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The dream of the great American novel, Lawrence Buell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Birth, heyday, and seeming decline -- Reborn from the critical ashes -- The reluctant master text : the making and remakings of Hawthorne's The scarlet letter -- "Success" stories from Franklin to the dawn of modernism -- Belated ascendancy : Fitzgerald to Faulkner, Dreiser to Wright and Bellow -- Up from narrative in hyphenated America : Ellison, Roth, and beyond -- Uncle Tom's cabin and its aftermaths -- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn and its others -- Faulkner's Absalom, Absalom!, Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the wind, and literary interracialism North and South -- Morrison's Beloved as culmination and augury -- Moby-Dick : from oblivion to great American novel -- The great American novel of early twentieth century breakdown : Dos Passos's U.S.A. or Steinbeck's The grapes of wrath? -- Late twentieth-century maximalism : Pynchon's Gravity's rainbow-- and its rainbow
Control code
2013032745
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 567 pages
Isbn
9780674051157
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013032745
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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