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From:Criticism (Vol. 51, Issue 1) Peer-ReviewedAlthough King Hedley II is the eighth play in the August Wilson cycle, it is the only play that Wilson intentionally created as a sequel to a previous play. King Hedley II repeats scenes, characters and...
From:Journal of Modern Literature (Vol. 25, Issue 3-4) Peer-ReviewedLiterary naturalism and romance have recently undergone a change in their relative standing. Once considered a subfield in the domain of American literary studies, literary naturalism has been increasingly invoked to...
From: Journal of Modern Literature[(essay date summer 2002) In the following essay, Pease considers Jack London's Call of the Wild within the context of American literary Naturalism.] Literary naturalism and romance have recently undergone a change in...
From: RaritanAn Account of Gore Vidal's fictional history of America should begin with some brief reference to his personal history. The most prolific and arguably the most variously talented writer of his generation, he began his...
From: Visionary Compacts: American Renaissance Writings in Cultural Context[(essay date 1987) In the following excerpt, Pease explains and challenges Leslie Fiedler’s influential view of Rip Van Winkle as an American national archetype. For Pease, “Rip Van Winkle” and “The Legend of Sleepy...
From: Handbook of the American Novel of the Nineteenth Century[(essay date 2018) In the following essay, Pease connects Melville’s composition of Moby-Dick (1851) with the historical events of his time period and surveys one hundred years of critical discourse on the novel,...
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