11 edition of The age of the American novel found in the catalog.
|Statement||Translated by Eleanor Hochman.|
|LC Classifications||PS374.M55 M313|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 239 p.|
|Number of Pages||239|
|LC Control Number||77178166|
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The first book in many years to take in the full sweep of national fiction, The Dream of the Great American Novel explains why this supposedly antiquated idea continues to thrive. It shows that four G.A.N. 'scripts' are keys to the dynamics of American literature and identity -- and to the myth of a nation perpetually under construction. Here are two of the most quintessential coming of age novels in American Literature: The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger () This novel tells the story of sixteen-year-old Holden Caulfield.
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