By Alfred Bendixen
That includes 37 essays by way of special literary students, A significant other to the yank Novel presents a accomplished single-volume therapy of the advance of the radical within the usa from the overdue 18th century to the current day.
- Represents the main complete single-volume advent to this well known literary shape at present to be had
- Features 37 contributions from quite a lot of distinct literary students
- Includes essays on themes and genres, historic overviews, and key person works, together with The Scarlet Letter, Moby Dick, the good Gatsby, Beloved, and lots of extra.
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