Love and Death in the American Novel

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Stein and Day, 1966 - American fiction - 512 pages

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Fiedler argues that American literature is immature because, instead of dealing with the mature themes of European literature -- love and death, it concentrates on friendship and terror, and, perhaps ... Read full review

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I remember being quite impressed by this book 35 years ago. I wonder if it would seem quite as ground-breaking today? Read full review

Contents

PROTOTYPES AND EARLY ADAPTATIONS
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Audience
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The Beginnings of the AntiBourgeois Sentimental
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