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By Joseph Gardner

First released in 1988, this e-book seems on the huge, immense effect Dickens’ writings had on American novelists within the moment 1/2 the 19th century. Dickens ruled not just renowned style however the American novel for sixty years and the writer argues that even the main unique writers confirmed themselves many times to be in ‘conscious sympathy’ with Dickens. in addition to Dickens, this publication examines 4 extensively diversified American writers — Mark Twain, William Dean Howells, Henry James and Frank Norris — whose debt to Dickens, the writer asserts, is however sincerely obtrusive of their paintings. This ebook might be of curiosity to scholars of literature.

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