19th Century American Literature: Companion York Notes Undergraduate Revision Guide

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19th Century American Literature: Companion York Notes

Rowland Hughes

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The York Notes Companion to 19th Century American Literature explores literature written during an era of revolution, independence, civil war and consolidation. Covering key genres such as the early American novel, realist fiction and historical romance, short stories and poetry, by authors such as Hawthorne and Dickinson, the Companion discusses each genre in detailed commentaries, and guides students through key literary theories and debates. Connecting texts with their historical and scholarly contexts, this is essential reading for any student of nineteenth-century American literature.

About the author: Rowland Hughes is a Principal Lecturer in English and American Literature at the University of Hertfordshire.

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Pub DateJuly 2011
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