Author Bell, Michael Davitt, author
Title The development of American romance : the sacrifice of relation / Michael Davitt Bell
Imprint Chicago and London : The University of Chicago Press, 1980
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  PS377 .B4    AVAILABLE    30520020314507
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  813.009 B4137 1980    AVAILABLE    30500100266611
Descript xiv, 291 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-279) and index
pt. 1. "To out with romance": Loomings -- Casting off -- pt. 2. Mysteries and masks: Sentiments and words: Charles Brockden Brown -- Feelings and effects: Washington Irving -- Imagination, spirit, and the language of romance: Edgar Allan Poe -- Allegory, symbolism, and romance: Hawthorne and Melville -- pt. 3. A world of words: The death of the spirit: Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Masks of sincerity: Herman Melville
Subject American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Romanticism -- United States