By Alfred Bendixen
That includes 37 essays by means of exclusive literary students, A spouse to the yank Novel presents a accomplished single-volume therapy of the advance of the radical within the usa from the past due 18th century to the current day.
- Represents the main finished single-volume advent to this renowned literary shape at present to be had
- Features 37 contributions from quite a lot of uncommon literary students
- Includes essays on issues and genres, old overviews, and key person works, together with The Scarlet Letter, Moby Dick, the nice Gatsby, Beloved, and lots of extra.
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