Prospects for the Study of American Literature: A Guide for Scholars and Students

Prospects for the Study of American Literature: A Guide for Scholars and Students

by Richard Kopley
ISBN-10:
0814746985
ISBN-13:
9780814746981
Pub. Date:
08/01/1997
Publisher:
New York University Press
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Prospects for the Study of American Literature: A Guide for Scholars and Students

What can there possibly be left to say about . . .? This common litany, resonant both in and outside of academia, reflects a growing sense that the number of subjects and authors appropriate for literary study is rapidly becoming exhausted.

Take heart, admonishes Richard Kopley in this dynamic new anthology—for this is decidedly not the case. While generations of literary study have unquestionably covered much ground in analyzing canonical writers, many aspects of even the most well-known authors—both their lives and their work— remain underexamined. Among the authors discussed are T. S. Eliot, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Faulkner, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Walt Whitman, Ernest Hemingway, Richard Wright, Edith Wharton, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Zora Neale Hurston, Henry James, Willa Cather, Herman Melville, Edgar Allan Poe, Henry David Thoreau, and Mark Twain.

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ISBN-13: 9780814746981
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 08/01/1997
Pages: 364
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.96(d)

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