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Geo-Aesthetics: Fascism, Globalism, and Frank Norris

Russ Castronovo

in Beautiful Democracy: Aesthetics and Anarchy in a Global Era

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226096285
eISBN:
9780226096308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226096308.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Frank Norris's novel Vandover and the Brute and its ability to communicate a failed critical insight that is the subject of the artist's uncompleted masterpiece: a salon ... More


Two Hawthornes

Robert Milder

in Hawthorne's Habitations: A Literary Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199917259
eISBN:
9780190252908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199917259.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Nathaniel Hawthorne's two sides, one known through his fiction and the other through his notebooks and letters. More precisely, it considers the impression produced by ... More


Undoing It All

Robert Milder

in Hawthorne's Habitations: A Literary Life

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199917259
eISBN:
9780190252908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199917259.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Nathaniel Hawthorne's writings during his time in Salem and Concord in Massachusetts. It offers a reading of the 1850 novel The Scarlet Letter, with particular reference to ... More


Narrative Voice and the Short Story

Kevin J. Hayes

in A Journey Through American Literature

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199862078
eISBN:
9780190252892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199862078.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 19th Century Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines the history of the American short story. It examines Washington Irving's The Sketchbook of Geoffrey Crayon (1819–20), which contain the earliest short stories in American ... More


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