The Resource Gothic to multicultural : idioms of imagining in American literary fiction, A. Robert Lee, (electronic resource)

Gothic to multicultural : idioms of imagining in American literary fiction, A. Robert Lee, (electronic resource)

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Gothic to multicultural : idioms of imagining in American literary fiction
Title
Gothic to multicultural
Title remainder
idioms of imagining in American literary fiction
Statement of responsibility
A. Robert Lee
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Gothic to Multicultural: Idioms of Imagining in American Literary Fiction , twenty-three essays each carefully revised from the past four decades, explores both range and individual register. The collection opens with considerations of gothic as light and dark in Charles Brockden Brown, war and peace in Cooper's The Spy , Antarctica as world-genesis in Poe's The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym , the link of "The Custom House" and main text in Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter , reflexive codings in Melville's Moby-Dick and The Confidence-Man , Henry James' Hawthorne as self-mirroring biography, an
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Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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1941-
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Lee, A. Robert
Dewey number
813.009
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
PS364
LC item number
.L44 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Costerus. New series
Series volume
178
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  • American fiction
  • American fiction
  • American prose literature
  • Books and reading
  • Criticism
  • Novelists, American
Label
Gothic to multicultural : idioms of imagining in American literary fiction, A. Robert Lee, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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text
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txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Pathways, Bearings; 1. A Darkness Visible: Gothic and the Case of Charles Brockden Brown; 1. Making History, Making Fiction: Cooper's The Spy; 3. Impudent and Ingenious Fiction: Poe's The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket; 4. Like a Dream Behind Me: Hawthorne's ""The Custom-House"" and The Scarlet Letter; 5. The Mirrors of Biography, the Mirrors of Fiction: Henry James' Hawthorne; 6. Moby-Dick as Anatomy; 7. Voices Off, On, and Beyond: Ventriloquy in The Confidence-Man; 8. Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage: The Novella as Moving Box
  • 9. Hell's Loose: Apocalypse in the Early and Modern African American Novel10. Woman's Place? The Landscapes of Jewett, Chopin, Cather, Hurson, Welty, Chavez, Yamashita, Silko; 11. Odd Man Out? Henry James, the Canon and The Princess Casamissima; 12. Watching Manners: Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence; 13. A Quality of Distortion: Imagining The Great Gatsby; 14. Everything Completely Knit Up: Seeing For Whom the Bell Tolls Whole; 15. Modernist Faulkner: A Yoknapatawpha Trilogy; 16. The View From the Rear Window: The Fiction of Cornell Woolrich
  • 17. Richard Wright's Inside Narratives18. Violence Become a Form: The Novels of Chester Himes; 19. Flunking Everything Else Except English Anyway: Holden Caulfield, Author; 20. The Place We have Come To: The Late Fiction of Robert Penn Warren; 21. Harlem on My Mind: Fictions of a Black Metropolis; 22. Down Home: Mapping the South in Contemporary African American Fiction; 23. I Am Your Worst Nightmare: I Am An Indian with a Pen - Fictions of the Indian, Native Fictions; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (544 p.)
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online
Isbn
9789401206600
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computer
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c
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remote
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  • (CKB)1000000000721572
  • (EBL)556910
  • (OCoLC)649903375
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Label
Gothic to multicultural : idioms of imagining in American literary fiction, A. Robert Lee, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
  • Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Pathways, Bearings; 1. A Darkness Visible: Gothic and the Case of Charles Brockden Brown; 1. Making History, Making Fiction: Cooper's The Spy; 3. Impudent and Ingenious Fiction: Poe's The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket; 4. Like a Dream Behind Me: Hawthorne's ""The Custom-House"" and The Scarlet Letter; 5. The Mirrors of Biography, the Mirrors of Fiction: Henry James' Hawthorne; 6. Moby-Dick as Anatomy; 7. Voices Off, On, and Beyond: Ventriloquy in The Confidence-Man; 8. Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage: The Novella as Moving Box
  • 9. Hell's Loose: Apocalypse in the Early and Modern African American Novel10. Woman's Place? The Landscapes of Jewett, Chopin, Cather, Hurson, Welty, Chavez, Yamashita, Silko; 11. Odd Man Out? Henry James, the Canon and The Princess Casamissima; 12. Watching Manners: Martin Scorsese's The Age of Innocence, Edith Wharton's The Age of Innocence; 13. A Quality of Distortion: Imagining The Great Gatsby; 14. Everything Completely Knit Up: Seeing For Whom the Bell Tolls Whole; 15. Modernist Faulkner: A Yoknapatawpha Trilogy; 16. The View From the Rear Window: The Fiction of Cornell Woolrich
  • 17. Richard Wright's Inside Narratives18. Violence Become a Form: The Novels of Chester Himes; 19. Flunking Everything Else Except English Anyway: Holden Caulfield, Author; 20. The Place We have Come To: The Late Fiction of Robert Penn Warren; 21. Harlem on My Mind: Fictions of a Black Metropolis; 22. Down Home: Mapping the South in Contemporary African American Fiction; 23. I Am Your Worst Nightmare: I Am An Indian with a Pen - Fictions of the Indian, Native Fictions; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (544 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789401206600
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)1000000000721572
  • (EBL)556910
  • (OCoLC)649903375
  • (SSID)ssj0000164660
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12004594
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000164660
  • (PQKBWorkID)10124190
  • (PQKB)10844135
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC556910
  • (EXLCZ)991000000000721572

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