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The consolations of space

the place of romance in Hawthorne, Melville, and James

by Pamela Schirmeister

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Published by Stanford University Press in Stanford, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Hawthorne, Nathaniel, 1804-1864 -- Settings.,
    • Melville, Herman, 1819-1891 -- Settings.,
    • James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Settings.,
    • American fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism.,
    • Setting (Literature),
    • Space and time in literature.,
    • Romanticism -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [209]-214).

      StatementPamela Schirmeister.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS374.S45 S35 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 219 p. ;
      Number of Pages219
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2219428M
      ISBN 100804717931
      LC Control Number89048085

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