The American novel and its tradition by Richard Volney Chase

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, MD .

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  • American fiction -- History and criticism

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StatementRichard Chase.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 266 p. ;
Number of Pages266
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Open LibraryOL17740890M
ISBN 10080182303X

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The term Great American Novel (GAN) refers to a canonical novel that is thought to have captured the spirit of American life. It is generally regarded as being written by an American and dealing in some way with the question of America's national Great American Novel is sometimes considered America's equivalent of the national epic.

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There is a great and proud tradition of American writers, including some of the world’s most famous authors. Novels, plays, and poems pour out of the United States, with increasing numbers of women, African American, Native American and Hispanic writers making a strong contribution.

There have been twelve literature Nobel Prize laureates. Richard Chase, author of Quest for Myth, Herman Melville, Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman Reconsidered, and other books, was a member of the English department faculty at Columbia University until his death in In Bernard W.

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The tradition arose in the 16th century, as soon as printed books became affordable, and rose to its height during the 17th and 18th centuries and Many different kinds of ephemera and popular or folk literature were published as chapbooks, such as almanacs, children's literature, folk tales, nursery rhymes, pamphlets, poetry, and political and.

(The eschatological nationalism of the Russian novel would in this respect provide a complementary parallel to the American tradition.) In a good deal of 19th-century American fiction, conditioned as it was by a constantly expanding frontier, there was a sense of unexhausted possibilities constantly opening out from the limitations and.

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Christopher Newman, 36, an American who has become wealthy in commerce and manufacturing following the Civil War, is the hero, in "The American", an early novel by Henry James.

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The novel follows the story of a young girl named Tita, who longs for her lover, Pedro, but can never have him because of her mother's upholding of the family tradition: the youngest daughter cannot marry, but instead must take care of her mother until she dies.

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