9780393958720

Norton Anthology of American Literature Vol. 2 : 1865 to the Present

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    9780393958720

  • ISBN10:

    0393958728

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/1/1998
  • Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc
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Summary

Published in two volumes, the newest edition of THE NORTON ANTHOLOGY OF AMERICAN LITERATURE presents the work of 212 writers--38 newly included. From trickster tales of the Native American tradition to bestsellers of early women writers to postmodernism, this edition conveys the diversity of American literature from its origins to the present. Volume 2 covers the period of 1865 to the present.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
A Note on the Text ix
The Text of The Red Badge of Courage
1(326)
Textual Appendix
99(12)
Emendations
99(1)
The Manuscript of The Red Badge of Courage: Uncanceled Passages and the Discarded Chapter XII
100(11)
Backgrounds and Sources
An Introduction
Stephen Crane
[Crane's Life and Times]
111(6)
Frederick C. Crews
Letters: A Selection
117(3)
Stephen Crane
[Crane and The Red Badge of Courage: A Guide to Criticism]
120(26)
Donald Pizer
Sources
Stampede of the Eleventh Corps on the Plank Road
146(1)
``That Was at Chancellorsville'': The Factual Framework of The Red Badge of Courage
147(10)
Harold R. Hungerford
A Definition of the War Novel
157(6)
Eric Solomon
[Tolstoy's Sebastopol and The Red Badge of Courage]
163(8)
J. C. Levenson
Criticism
Early Estimates
The Veteran
171(4)
Stephen Crane
A Remarkable Book
175(7)
George Wyndham
The Green Stone of Unrest
182(3)
Frank Norris
The Modern Critical Revival
A Revaluation
185(10)
R. W. Stallman
Stephen Crane
The Red Badge of Courage as Myth and Symbol
195(9)
John E. Hart
[Stephen Crane: Naturalist]
204(7)
Charles C. Walcutt
Crime and Forgiveness: The Red Badge in Time of War
211(12)
John Fraser
Depersonalization and the Dream in The Red Badge of Courage
223(11)
Robert M. Rechnitz
The Red Badge of Courage: The Search for Historical Identity
234(9)
Harry B. Henderson
[Impressionism in The Red Badge of Courage]
243(14)
James Nagel
The Red Badge of Courage: Text, Theme, and Form
257(12)
Donald Pizer
The Spectacle of War in Crane's Revision of History
269(26)
Amy Kaplan
Eternal Fact and Mere Locality: The Red Badge of Courage
295(15)
David Halliburton
On Stephen Crane's The Red Badge of Courage
310(17)
James Cox
A Chronology 327(6)
Stephen Crane
Selected Bibliography 333

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