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Twelve Original Essays on Great American novels
Twelve Original Essays on Great American novels Author:Shapiro, Charles (Ed.) TWELVE ORIGINAL ESSAYS is a collection of critical essays on important American novels, including THE SCARLET LETTER MOBY DICK, HUCKLEBERRY FINN, THE AMBASSADORS, THE GREAT GATSBY and LIGHT IN AUGUST. Among the contributors are such important contemporary critics as Malcolm Cowley, Granville Hicks, George p. Elliott, john Aldridge, Mark Spilka a... more »nd Alfred Kazin. Each essayist had complete freedom in discussing his chosen novel, and the result is an eclectic volume of criticism characterized by the writers' enthusiasm for their subjects.
Charles Shapiro, the editor, is a well known writer on the contemporary American scene. This articles have appeared in THE NEW REPUBLIC and THE NATION.« less