Problems and roles of the American artist as portrayed by the American novelist.
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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

SeriesSarah Tryphena Phillips Lecture in American literature and history, British Academy -- 1971., Sarah Tryphena Phillips lecture in American literature and history -- 1971.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17775835M

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Preface; 1. Scenes of nature, signs of men; 2. Notes for a comparison between American and European Romanticism; 3. Problems and roles of the American artist as portrayed by the American novelist; 4. James on Hawthorne; 5. The lost America - the despair of Henry Adams and Mark Twain; 6. Henry James and Henry Adams; 7. This book is about the relationship of the American writer to his land and language - to the 'scene' and the 'sign', to the natural landscape and the inscriptions imposed upon it by men. Among the questions considered in the first section of the book are how does American Romantic writing differ from European; what are the peculiar problems faced by the American artist, and what roles does he. What criticism of American society did Henry Wadsworth Longfellow have? and criticism 'Problems and roles of the American artist as portrayed by the American novelist' -- subject(s): American. Tanner, Tony Tanner, Tony, Tony Tanner British literary critic Tanner, Tony (Paul Anthony), Engelse en Amerikaanse letterkunde,

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