The Riven Home: Narrative Rivalry in the American Renaissance

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The Riven Home explores American literary rivalries by examining narrative antagonism among important subgenres: the historical novel, the plantation romance, the slave narrative, the reform novel, and highly wrought fiction, This book provides a careful reassessment of the pre-Civil War novel and exposes the cultural conflicts that resulted in the Civil War.

The Riven Home: Narrative Rivalry in the American Renaissance 1997, Susquehanna University Press

ISBN-13: 9781575910048

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