By Alfred Bendixen

That includes 37 essays through exclusive literary students, A spouse to the yankee Novel presents a accomplished single-volume remedy of the improvement of the unconventional within the usa from the overdue 18th century to the current day.

  • Represents the main finished single-volume creation to this well known literary shape at the moment to be had
  • Features 37 contributions from a variety of distinctive literary students
  • Includes essays on subject matters and genres, old overviews, and key person works, together with The Scarlet Letter, Moby Dick, the good Gatsby, Beloved, and plenty of extra.

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Miller, Jr A Canticle for Leibowitz (Hugo Award) Wright Morris Ceremony in Lone Tree Flannery O’Connor The Violent Bear It Away John O’Hara Ourselves to Know James Purdy The Nephew Conrad Richter The Waters of Kronos (Pulitzer Prize) Clancy Sigal Weekend in Dinlock Isaac Bashevis Singer The Magician of Lublin William Styron Set This House on Fire John Updike Rabbit Run l Chronology of the American Novel 1961 William S. Burroughs The Soft Machine Louis Chu Eat a Bowl of Tea John Dos Passos Midcentury John Hawkes The Lime Twig Robert Heinlein Stranger in a Strange Land (Hugo Award) Joseph Heller Catch-22 Elmore Leonard Hombre Fritz Leiber The Big Time (Hugo Award) Bernard Malamud A New Life Carson McCullers Clock Without Hands Larry McMurtry Horseman Pass By Edwin O’Connor The Edge of Sadness (Pulitzer Prize) Walker Percy The Moviegoer Harold Robbins The Carpetbaggers Clancy Sigal Going Away John Steinbeck The Winter of Our Discontent Leon Uris Milo-18 Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Weir Mitchell Circumstance Frank Norris The Octopus David Graham Phillips The Great God Success Alice Hegan Rice Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch 1902 Gertrude Atherton The Conqueror xxxi xxxii Chronology of the American Novel 1902 Richard Harding Davis Captain Macklin Thomas Dixon The Leopard’s Spots Paul Laurence Dunbar The Sport of the Gods Hamlin Garland The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troops Joel Chandler Harris Captain Tolliver Henry James The Wings of the Dove George Barr McCutcheon Brewster’s Millions Brand Whitlock The 13th District Owen Wister The Virginian 1903 Andy Adams The Log of a Cowboy John Fox, J.

J. Cherryh Downbelow Station (Hugo Award) Robert Coover Spanking the Maid Mary Gordon The Company of Women John Irving The Hotel New Hampshire Leonard Michaels The Men’s Club Toni Morrison Tar Baby David Plante The Country Reynolds Price The Source of Light Philip Roth Zuckerman Unbound Martin Cruz Smith Gorky Park Robert Stone A Flag for Sunrise John Updike Rabbit is Rich (Pulitzer Prize) Gore Vidal Creation Gene Wolfe The Claw of the Conciliator (Nebula Award) 1982 Kathy Acker Great Expectations Isaac Asimov Foundation’s Edge (Hugo Award) John Barth Sabbatical Saul Bellow The Dean’s December Michael Bishop No Enemy but Time (Nebula Award) Rita Mae Brown Southern Discomfort John Cheever Oh What a Paradise It Seems Richard Condon Prizzi’s Honor Don De Lillo The Names John Gregory Dunne Dutch Shea, Jr.

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