A Companion to the American Novel by Alfred Bendixen

By Alfred Bendixen

That includes 37 essays by means of wonderful literary students, A better half to the yank Novel offers a complete single-volume remedy of the advance of the unconventional within the usa from the overdue 18th century to the current day.

  • Represents the main entire single-volume creation to this well known literary shape at present on hand
  • Features 37 contributions from a variety of wonderful literary students
  • Includes essays on subject matters and genres, ancient overviews, and key person works, together with The Scarlet Letter, Moby Dick, the nice Gatsby, Beloved, and plenty of extra.

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S. Stribling The Store (Pulitzer Prize) Wallace Thurman Infants of the Spring Laura Ingalls Wilder Little House in the Big Woods Anzia Yezierska All I Could Never Be 1933 Conrad Aiken Great Circle Hervey Allen Anthony Adverse Kay Boyle Gentlemen, I Address You Privately Erskine Caldwell God’s Little Acre James Gould Cozzens The Last Adam James T. Farrell Gas-House McGinty Erle Stanley Gardner The Case of the Velvet Claws Albert Halper Union Square Josephine Herbst Pity is Not Enough Fannie Hurst Imitation of Life Sinclair Lewis Ann Vickers William March Company K Claude McKay Banana Bottom John M.

Donleavy A Singular Man William Goyen The Fair Sister Ross Macdonald (Kenneth Millar) The Chill Chronology of the American Novel Mary McCarthy The Group Sylvia Plath The Bell Jar Thomas Pynchon V John Rechy City of Night Clifford D. Simak Here Gather the Stars (Hugo Award) John Updike The Centaur Kurt Vonnegut, Jr Cat’s Cradle Richard Wright Lawd Today 1964 Louis Auchincloss The Rector of Justin Saul Bellow Herzog Thomas Berger Little Big Man Richard Brautigan A Confederate General from Big Sur John Cheever The Wapshot Scandal Shirley Ann Grau Keepers of the House (Pulitzer Prize) John Hawkes Second Skin Christopher Isherwood A Single Man Ken Kesey Sometimes a Great Notion Richard E.

Scott Fitzgerald Tender is the Night Daniel Fuchs Summer in Williamsburg Martha Gellhorn What Mad Pursuit Caroline Gordon Aleck Maury, Sportsman Zora Neale Hurston Jonah’s Gourd Vine Josephine Johnson Now in November (Pulitzer Prize) MacKinley Kantor Long Remember Sinclair Lewis Work of Art Victoria Lincoln February Hill John Joseph Mathews Sundown William Maxwell Bright Center of Heaven Caroline Miller Lamb in His Bosom (Pulitzer Prize) Henry Miller Tropic of Cancer John O’Hara Appointment in Samarra Henry Roth Call It Sleep Tess Slesinger The Unpossessed Irving Stone Lust for Life xl Chronology of the American Novel 1934 Rex Stout Fer-de-Lance Ruth Suckow The Folks B.

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