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Table Of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Editors’ Introduction
American Literary Naturalism
Fiction’s Many Cities
and Consumer Culture
Ethnic Realism
Darwin, Science, and Narrative
Skepticism, Disillusion
Henry James in a New Century
Edith Wharton
Index
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A Companion to American Fiction 1865 - 1914

A Companion to American Fiction 1865 - 1914

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A Companion to American Fiction, 1865-1914 is agroundbreaking collection of essays written by leading critics fora wide audience of scholars, students, and interested generalreaders.

An exceptionally broad-ranging and accessible Companionto the study of American fiction of the post-civil war period andthe early twentieth century Brings together 29 essays by topscholars, each of which presents a synthesis of the best researchand offers an original perspective
Divided into sections on historical traditions and genres,contexts and themes, and major authors
Covers a mixture of canonical and the non-canonical themes,authors, literatures, and critical approaches
Explores innovative topics, such as ecological literature andecocriticism, children’s literature, and the influence ofDarwin on fiction
A Companion to American Fiction, 1865-1914 is agroundbreaking collection of essays written by leading critics fora wide audience of scholars, students, and interested generalreaders.

An exceptionally broad-ranging and accessible Companionto the study of American fiction of the post-civil war period andthe early twentieth century Brings together 29 essays by topscholars, each of which presents a synthesis of the best researchand offers an original perspective
Divided into sections on historical traditions and genres,contexts and themes, and major authors
Covers a mixture of canonical and the non-canonical themes,authors, literatures, and critical approaches
Explores innovative topics, such as ecological literature andecocriticism, children’s literature, and the influence ofDarwin on fiction

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