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Author Garrett, Matthew, author

Title Episodic poetics : politics and literary form after the Constitution / Matthew Garrett
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Summary The early United States was a culture of the episode. In this book, Matthew Garrett merges narrative theory with social and political history to explain the early American fascination with the episodic, piecemeal plot
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on March 17, 2014)
Subject American literature -- 1783-1850 -- History and criticism.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Narration (Rhetoric)
Literary form.
Plots (Drama, novel, etc.)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199346554 (ebook)