The New Romanticism: A Collection of Critical Essays

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The New Romanticism is an overview of the romantic trend taken up by American novelists in the twentieth-century. Includes three classic essays by Saul bellow, Thomas Pyncheon, and Toni Morrison.

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Eberhard Alsen is Professor of English at State University of New York at Courtland

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Table of Contents

Series Editor's PReface Acknowledgments Preface Introduction Part 1 Contemporary Novelist on Romantics and Romanticism 1. A World Too Much With Us Saul Bellow 2. Is it O.K. to Be a Luddite? Thomas Pynchon 3. Romancing the Shadow Toni Morrison Part 2 Criticism on Contemporary Novelists 4. The Romantic Style of Salinger's "Seymour: An Introduction" John O. Lyons 5. The New Romance [On Thomas Pynchon] Arthur Mizener 6. Lancelot: Percy's Romance Mark Johnson 7. John Gardner's "The Kings Indian" and the Romantic Tradition gregory Morris 8. Bellow and English Romanticism Allan Chavkin 9. Hawthorne and O'Connor: A Literary Kinship Ronald Emerick 10. The Other Ghost in Beloved: The Specter of The Scarlet Letter Jan Stryz 11. Updike's Scarlet Letter Trilogy:Recasting an American Myth James A. Schiff 12. Ellison's Invisible Man: Emersonianism Revised Kun Jong Lee 13. Nabokov and Poe Dale E. Peterson Part 3 Overviews 14. All the New Vibrations:Romanticism in 20th-Century Americca Ronald L. Davis 15. The Corpse of the Dragon: Notes on Postromantic Fiction Frank McConnell 16. Verge Samuel Coale 17. Realistic and Romantic Rendencies Eberhard Alsen Part 5 Bibliography Index
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