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The Resource Wieland, or, the transformation : an American tale, Charles Brockden Brown, (electronic resource)

Wieland, or, the transformation : an American tale, Charles Brockden Brown, (electronic resource)

Label
Wieland, or, the transformation : an American tale
Title
Wieland, or, the transformation
Title remainder
an American tale
Statement of responsibility
Charles Brockden Brown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1771-1810
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Brown, Charles Brockden
Dewey number
813.2
LC call number
PS1134.W5
LC item number
.B769 1798eb
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  • Religious fanaticism
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Fathers
  • Radicals
  • Pennsylvania
Summary expansion
Wieland, named by his father after a German nickname for the devil, inherits both his father's estate and religious susceptibility. His idyllic rural life is disrupted when he falls prey to the ventriloquist Carwin, who convinces Wieland that a divine voice is commanding him to slaughter his family. He is tried for the murders of his wife and children, for which he expresses no remorse. He later escapes prison in an attempt to kill his sister Clara, who narrates the story. Clara and Carwin have an ambiguous relationship of attraction and repulsion. Brown's work was an important precursor to such Gothic masters as Edgar Allan Poe and Mary Shelley
Label
Wieland, or, the transformation : an American tale, Charles Brockden Brown, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001171049
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unknown
Isbn
9781775412007
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Note
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2014. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
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(WaSeSS)bookssj0001171049
Label
Wieland, or, the transformation : an American tale, Charles Brockden Brown, (electronic resource)
Publication
Control code
OCM1bookssj0001171049
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9781775412007
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Note
Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2014. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0001171049

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