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The modern novel in Britain and the United States.

Walter Ernest Allen

The modern novel in Britain and the United States.

by Walter Ernest Allen

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Published by E.P. Dutton & Co., INC. in New York .
Written in English


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Published in England under the title of Tradition and Dream.

The Physical Object
Pagination346 p.
Number of Pages346
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19991234M

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in Britain. Some are literary works, for example, the stories of Edgar Allan Poe and the novels of the Anglo-Irish novelist Maria Edgeworth. Many of the volumes are reviews from the United States, such as the Knickerbocker Review and the United States Democratic Review, or reprints of British publi cations, such as Punch and the Edinburgh Review. Political parties in the United States and Britain used clientelism and patronage to govern throughout the nineteenth century. By the twentieth century, however, parties in both countries shifted to programmatic competition. This book argues that capitalists were critical to this shift. Businesses Cited by: 2.

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