The Great American Novel

The Great American Novel

by William Carlos Williams
     
 

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First published in 1923 in Paris in an edition of three hundred copies, this satiric novel by the great American poet is "a satire on the novel form in which a little -(female) Ford car falls more or less in love with a Mack truck." For the most part, however, this work is a serious attempt to write a novel with the recognition that such a work is impossible to

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First published in 1923 in Paris in an edition of three hundred copies, this satiric novel by the great American poet is "a satire on the novel form in which a little -(female) Ford car falls more or less in love with a Mack truck." For the most part, however, this work is a serious attempt to write a novel with the recognition that such a work is impossible to write within established conventions. Although long available from New Directions, this edition, by presenting it alone, puts the work into new focus, and reveals its importance in Williams’ career.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931243520
Publisher:
Green Integer Books
Publication date:
09/01/2003
Series:
Green Integer Series
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
4.30(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.40(d)

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