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Author Reid, Margaret (Margaret K.)
Title Cultural secrets as narrative form : storytelling in nineteenth-century America / Margaret Reid
Imprint Columbus : Ohio State University Press, c2004
book jacket
 Chinese Lit.&Phi. Lib.  874.272 R357    AVAILABLE    30580002039126
Descript xxxii, 259 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-250) and index
Imagining cultural origins in James Fenimore Cooper's The spy -- History's revolutions in Nathaniel Hawthorne's The scarlet letter -- "Traces of a vanished world" in Owen Wister's The Virginian -- Conclusion : the storyteller's legacy from Quentin Compson to Oedipa Maas
Subject American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism
Historical fiction, American -- History and criticism
Literature and history -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Storytelling -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864. Scarlet letter
Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851. Spy
Wister, Owen, 1860-1938. Virginian
Culture in literature
Narration (Rhetoric)
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