Charles Brockden Brown: An American Tale is the first comprehensive literary, biographical, and cultural study of the novelist whom critic Leslie Fiedler has dubbed "the inventor of the American writer."
|Publisher:||University of Texas Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)|
Table of Contents
- A Note on Texts and References
- I. Irreconcilable Oppositions
- II. Metaphysic Wilderness
- III. New World Genesis, or the Old Transformed
- IV. Great Plans: A Foreword to Ormond and Arthur Mervyn
- V. Utopian Romance
- VI. The Rise of Arthur Mervyn
- VII. From Oedipus to Faust: An American Tale
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"... the best book ever written on Brown. The writing is lively and mature throughout. the scholarship very impressive."