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The Resource The American mystery : American literature from Emerson to DeLillo, Tony Tanner ; foreword by Edward Said ; introd. by Ian F.A. Bell

The American mystery : American literature from Emerson to DeLillo, Tony Tanner ; foreword by Edward Said ; introd. by Ian F.A. Bell

Label
The American mystery : American literature from Emerson to DeLillo
Title
The American mystery
Title remainder
American literature from Emerson to DeLillo
Statement of responsibility
Tony Tanner ; foreword by Edward Said ; introd. by Ian F.A. Bell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tanner, Tony
Dewey number
810.9
Index
index present
LC call number
PS121
LC item number
.T36 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
American literature
Label
The American mystery : American literature from Emerson to DeLillo, Tony Tanner ; foreword by Edward Said ; introd. by Ian F.A. Bell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Tony Tanner on American means of writing and means of writing America / Ian F.A. Bell -- Lustres and condiments: Ralph Waldo Emerson in his Essays -- 'A summer in the country': Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Blithedale romance -- 'Nothing but cakes and ale': Herman Melville's White-jacket -- 'All interweavingly working together': Herman Melville's Moby-Dick -- Melville's counterfeit detector: The confidence-man -- Henry James: 'The story in it' - and the story without it -- Henry James's 'saddest story': The other house -- Henry James and Shakespeare -- 'Feelings of middle life': William Dean Howells's Indian summer -- 'The story of the moon that never rose': F. Scott Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby -- Don DeLillo and 'the American mystery': Underworld -- 'The rubbish-tip for subjunctive hopes': Thomas Pynchon's Mason & Dixon
Control code
42290647
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiv, 242 pages
Isbn
9780521783743
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99043661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The American mystery : American literature from Emerson to DeLillo, Tony Tanner ; foreword by Edward Said ; introd. by Ian F.A. Bell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Tony Tanner on American means of writing and means of writing America / Ian F.A. Bell -- Lustres and condiments: Ralph Waldo Emerson in his Essays -- 'A summer in the country': Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Blithedale romance -- 'Nothing but cakes and ale': Herman Melville's White-jacket -- 'All interweavingly working together': Herman Melville's Moby-Dick -- Melville's counterfeit detector: The confidence-man -- Henry James: 'The story in it' - and the story without it -- Henry James's 'saddest story': The other house -- Henry James and Shakespeare -- 'Feelings of middle life': William Dean Howells's Indian summer -- 'The story of the moon that never rose': F. Scott Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby -- Don DeLillo and 'the American mystery': Underworld -- 'The rubbish-tip for subjunctive hopes': Thomas Pynchon's Mason & Dixon
Control code
42290647
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxiv, 242 pages
Isbn
9780521783743
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99043661
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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