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Author Spengemann, William C.

Title The adventurous muse : the poetics of American fiction, 1789-1900 / William C. Spengemann.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 1977.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  PS377 .S6    Available  ---
Description ix, 290 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 277-284.
Note Includes index.
Contents The poetics of adventure -- The poetics of domesticity -- The adventurous muse: The Algerine captive and Arthur Gordon Pym -- Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Herman Melville -- Mark Twain -- Henry James.
Subject American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc.
Poetics -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 0300020422
9780300020427
0300200422