Wieland; Or The Transformation [NOOK Book]

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Wieland: or, The Transformation: An American Tale, usually simply called Wieland, is the first major work by Charles Brockden Brown. First published in 1798, it distinguishes the true beginning of his career as a writer. Wieland is the first - and most famous - American Gothic novel. It has often been linked to Caleb Williams by William Godwin. Godwin's influence is clear, but Brown's writing is unique in its style.
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Overview

Wieland: or, The Transformation: An American Tale, usually simply called Wieland, is the first major work by Charles Brockden Brown. First published in 1798, it distinguishes the true beginning of his career as a writer. Wieland is the first - and most famous - American Gothic novel. It has often been linked to Caleb Williams by William Godwin. Godwin's influence is clear, but Brown's writing is unique in its style.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014411523
  • Publisher: Philtre Libre
  • Publication date: 5/10/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 190 KB

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Charles Brockden Brown (January 17, 1771 – February 22, 1810), an American novelist, historian, and editor of the Early National period, is generally regarded by scholars as the most ambitious and accomplished US novelist before James Fenimore Cooper. He is the most frequently studied and republished practitioner of the "early American novel," or the US novel between 1789 and roughly 1820.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 27, 2012

    A classic Gothic novel. I really enjoyed it.

    A classic Gothic novel. I really enjoyed it.

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