Q. D. Leavis: Collected Essays: Volume 2, The American Novel and Reflections on the European Novel

Q. D. Leavis: Collected Essays: Volume 2, The American Novel and Reflections on the European Novel

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521267021
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/01/1985
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Sources and Acknowledgements; Editor's introduction; 1. The American Novel; 2. Hawthorne as poet; 3. Melville: the 1853–6 phase; 4. Henry James and the disabilities of the American novelist in the nineteenth century; 5. James, Trollope and the American-English confrontation theme; 6. A note on literary indebtedness: Dickens, George, Eliot, Henry James; 7. The fox is the novelist's idea: Henry James and the house beautiful; 8. Henry James: the stories; 9. The institution of Henry James; 10. Henry James's heiress: the importance of Edith Wharton; 11. Edith Wharton: The House of Mirth; 12. The French novel; 13. The Russian novel; 14. The Italian novel; Notes.

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