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The apocalyptic vision in nineteenth century American fiction

a study of Cooper, Hawthorne, and Melville

by Lakshmi Mani

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Published by University Press of America in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cooper, James Fenimore, 1789-1851 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
  • Apocalyptic literature -- History and criticism.,
  • End of the world in literature.,
  • Millennialism in literature.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementLakshmi Mani.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS374.M52 M3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 334 p. ;
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4122296M
    ISBN 100819116025, 0819116033
    LC Control Number80069060

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