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Product Description: Three major conventional figures dominated Hawthorne's romances: the noble Founding Father, the "narrow Puritan," and the rebellious daughter. Daniel Bell examines the ways in which Hawthorne used these and other conventional characters to formulate his own sense of New England history...read more

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9780691647210 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $94.95 | About this edition: Three major conventional figures dominated Hawthorne's romances: the noble Founding Father, the "narrow Puritan," and the rebellious daughter.

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9780691620466 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Three major conventional figures dominated Hawthorne's romances: the noble Founding Father, the "narrow Puritan," and the rebellious daughter.

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Product Description: The sins of one generation are visited upon another in a haunted New England mansion until the arrival of a young woman from the country breathes new air into mouldering lives and rooms. Written shortly after The Scarlet Letter, The House of the Seven Gables re-addresses the theme of human guilt in a style remarkable in both its descriptive virtuosity and its truly modern mix of fantasy and realism...read more

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9780199539123 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 15, 2009, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: The sins of one generation are visited upon another in a haunted New England mansion until the arrival of a young woman from the country breathes new air into mouldering lives and rooms.

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Product Description: In Culture, Genre, and Literary Vocation, Michael Davitt Bell charts the important and often overlooked connection between literary culture and authors' careers. Bell's influential essays on nineteenth-century American writers—originally written for such landmark projects as The Columbia Literary History of the United States and The Cambridge History of American Literature—are gathered here with a major new essay on Richard Wright...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780226041797 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 1, 2000, cover price $81.00 | About this edition: In Culture, Genre, and Literary Vocation, Michael Davitt Bell charts the important and often overlooked connection between literary culture and authors' careers.

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9780226041803 | Univ of Chicago Pr, December 1, 2000, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: In Culture, Genre, and Literary Vocation, Michael Davitt Bell charts the important and often overlooked connection between literary culture and authors' careers.

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Product Description: Ever since William Dean Howells declared his "realism war" in the 1880s, literary historians have regarded the rise of realism and naturalism as the signal development in post-Civil War American fiction. Questioning this generalization, Michael Davitt Bell investigates the role that these terms played in the social and literary discourse of the 1880s and 1890s...read more

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9780226042015 | Univ of Chicago Pr, April 15, 1993, cover price $67.00 | About this edition: Ever since William Dean Howells declared his "realism war" in the 1880s, literary historians have regarded the rise of realism and naturalism as the signal development in post-Civil War American fiction.

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9780226042022 | Univ of Chicago Pr, January 1, 1996, cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Ever since William Dean Howells declared his "realism war" in the 1880s, literary historians have regarded the rise of realism and naturalism as the signal development in post-Civil War American fiction.

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The first collection to offer all of the pioneering American writer's fictional work reveals her mastery of the hidden dramas of life along the Maine coast, and includes her masterpiece, The Country of the Pointed Firs, and A Country Doctor.

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9780940450745 | Library of America, March 1, 1994, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: The first collection to offer all of the pioneering American writer's fictional work reveals her mastery of the hidden dramas of life along the Maine coast, and includes her masterpiece, The Country of the Pointed Firs, and A Country Doctor.

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