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The Myth Of The Great American Novel
"Hardly anyone talks about the Great American Novel without a tincture of irony these days. But as Lawrence Buell shows in The Dream of the Great American Novel, his comprehensive and illuminating new study, that is nothing new: American writers have always held the phrase at arm's length, recognizing in it a kind of hubris, if not mere boosterism." Harvard Magazine 01/14
Posted December 30, 2013 10:34 AM

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