The Resource The American mystery : American literature from Emerson to DeLillo, Tony Tanner ; foreword by Edward Said ; introduction by Ian A.F. Bell

The American mystery : American literature from Emerson to DeLillo, Tony Tanner ; foreword by Edward Said ; introduction by Ian A.F. Bell

Label
The American mystery : American literature from Emerson to DeLillo
Title
The American mystery
Title remainder
American literature from Emerson to DeLillo
Statement of responsibility
Tony Tanner ; foreword by Edward Said ; introduction by Ian A.F. Bell
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tanner, Tony
Index
index present
LC call number
PS121
LC item number
.T36 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Said, Edward W
  • Bell, Ian F. A
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
American literature
Label
The American mystery : American literature from Emerson to DeLillo, Tony Tanner ; foreword by Edward Said ; introduction by Ian A.F. Bell
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Tony Tanner on American means of writing and means of writing America / Ian F.A. Bell -- Lustres and condiments : Ralph Waldo Emerson in his Essays -- "A summer in the country" : Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Blithedale romance -- "Nothing but cakes and ale" : Herman Melville's White-jacket -- "All interweavingly working together" : Herman Melville's Moby-Dick -- Melville's counterfeit detector : The confidence-man -- Henry James : "The story in it" - and the story without it -- Henry James's "saddest story" : The other house -- Henry James and Shakespeare -- "Feelings of middle life" : William Dean Howells's Indian summer -- "The story of the moon that never rose" : F. Scott Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby -- Don DeLillo and "the American mystery" : Underworld -- "The rubbish-tip for subjunctive hopes" : Thomas Pynchon's Mason & Dixon
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 242 p.
Isbn
9780521783743
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99043661
System control number
  • 1746707-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1746707
  • (Sirsi) o42290647
  • (OCoLC)42290647
Label
The American mystery : American literature from Emerson to DeLillo, Tony Tanner ; foreword by Edward Said ; introduction by Ian A.F. Bell
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Tony Tanner on American means of writing and means of writing America / Ian F.A. Bell -- Lustres and condiments : Ralph Waldo Emerson in his Essays -- "A summer in the country" : Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Blithedale romance -- "Nothing but cakes and ale" : Herman Melville's White-jacket -- "All interweavingly working together" : Herman Melville's Moby-Dick -- Melville's counterfeit detector : The confidence-man -- Henry James : "The story in it" - and the story without it -- Henry James's "saddest story" : The other house -- Henry James and Shakespeare -- "Feelings of middle life" : William Dean Howells's Indian summer -- "The story of the moon that never rose" : F. Scott Fitzgerald's The great Gatsby -- Don DeLillo and "the American mystery" : Underworld -- "The rubbish-tip for subjunctive hopes" : Thomas Pynchon's Mason & Dixon
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 242 p.
Isbn
9780521783743
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
99043661
System control number
  • 1746707-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1746707
  • (Sirsi) o42290647
  • (OCoLC)42290647

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