Conspiracy and Romance: Studies in Brockden Brown, Cooper, Hawthorne, and Melville
Robert Levine examines the American romance in a new historical context. His book offers a fresh reading of the genre, establishing its importance to American culture between the founding of the Republic and the Civil War. With convincing historical and literary detail, Levine shows that anxieties about foreign elements--French revolutionaries, secret societies, Catholic i...more
Paperback, 316 pages
Published January 11th 2009 by Cambridge University Press
(first published September 29th 1989)
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