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The great American novel--

by Clyde Brion Davis

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Published by Editions for the Armed Services in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Journalists,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesArmed Services Editions Collection.
    Statementby Clyde Brion Davis
    SeriesArmed Services edition -- N-22, Armed Services editions (Series) -- N-22.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination319, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24934041M
    OCLC/WorldCa24334653

      The history of the term "Great American Novel" is as interesting as the first book ever given that title by John William De Forest in Many aspiring writers set out to craft the next Great American Novel. The designation is, at best, amorphous and extremely subjective, but at .   Dozens of novels have been given the informal, though coveted, title — from James Fenimore Cooper's novel, The Last of the Mohicans, (though, to be accurate, the term “Great American.

      The Great American (in China) Novel. The China Blog; By 05/11/ 05/11/ By Robert Foyle Hunwick. Fiction by foreigners in China has lost its sheen considerably since the days of André Malraux’s Shanghai classic La Condition Humaine (Man’s Fate), which won the Prix Goncourt in despite being, frankly, turgid.   It is difficult to say what another 25 years will make of The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet. In the context of Mitchell’s more recent novels, and their space-operatic excesses, the plot of De Zoet seems worryingly baroque, show-offy, even. But it is clearly the work of the same writer who gave us the near-perfect coming-of-age novel, Black Swan Green, its language similarly precise and.

    In this novel of Houdinis, femme fatales, and comic book villains (including Adolf Hitler) — a novel about the American genius for self-invention, in all its glorious and hideous manifestations.   The idea of "the great American novel" continues to thrive almost as vigorously as in its nineteenth-century heyday, defying years of attempts to dismiss it as amateurish or obsolete. In this landmark book, the first in many years to take in the whole sweep of national fiction, Lawrence Buell reanimates this supposedly antiquated idea Cited by:


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