to write it took three months; to conceive it - three minutes; to collect the data in it - all my life'
F. Scott Fitzgerald's first novel, This Side of Paradise tells the story of Amory Blaine as h ... 続きを読む
So you're the little woman who wrote the book that started this great war!' These words, said to have been uttered by Abraham Lincoln, signal the celebrity of Uncle Tom's Cabin. The first American nov ... 続きを読む
When Uncle Tom's Cabin was published in 1852 it caused a sensation. Its antislavery position proved to be one the most powerful cultural influences behind the Civil War. By emphasizing the moral fail ... 続きを読む
In a speech given in December 1925, Vladimir Nabokov declared that 'everything in the world plays', including 'love, nature, the arts, and domestic puns.' All of Nabokov's novels contain scenes of gam ... 続きを読む
Recipient of the Children's Literature Association's Honor Book Award
PROSE Honorable Mention for Literature, the Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American P ... 続きを読む
She will do as I have bidden her.'
Catherine Sloper is heiress to a fortune and the social eminence associated with Washington Square. She attracts the attention of a good-looking but penniless y ... 続きを読む
What Maisie Knew (1897) represents one of James's finest reflections on the rites of passage from wonder to knowledge, and the question of their finality. The child of violently divorced parents, Mai ... 続きを読む
In this original study, Geoffrey Sanborn presents a fresh interpretation of the villanous Magua in James Fenimore Cooper's The Last of the Mohicans (1826) and of the dignified harpooner Queequeg in He ... 続きを読む
White Writers, Race Matters explores the popular tradition of white-authored novels about racism in America. What explains their success, and what are their limitations? This study examines these ques ... 続きを読む