Revolution and the Word: The Rise of the Novel in America

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Revolution and the Word is the classic study of the co-emergence of the U.S. nation and the new literary genre of the novel. The book remains the foundational study of reading, writing, and publishing in the new republic and provides a unique glimpse of the culture of early America. By looking at everything from publishers' account books to marginalia scrawled in eighteenth-century books to the novels themselves, Revolution and the Word provides an engaging social history of early American readership that is also ...

Revolution and the Word: The Rise of the Novel in America 2004, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195148237

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Revolution and the Word: The Rise of the Novel in America 1988, Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN-13: 9780195056532

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