Internationality in American Fiction
Henry James – William Dean Howells – William Faulkner – Toni Morrison
©2005 Conference proceedings 274 Pages
Series: Interamericana, Volume 3
This collection of essays is part of a project that surveys American literatures in terms of the writers’ responses to international literature. Among English American novelists, 1860s to 1990s, James and Howells contributed significantly to the programmatic «Great American Novel» by broadening the internationality they engaged with to include French and Russian books among the works to which they related their own. Faulkner is a key figure of a later phase when a number of American authors, while drawing upon a similar breadth of internationality, in turn became exemplary abroad in various countries. Morrison, interpreted as contributing to intra-American internationality, and the French Canadian writer Hébert, discussed in a summarizing essay, represent responses to Faulkner.
- ISBN (Softcover)
- James, Henry The American Europabild James, Henry Jr. Howell, William Dean Faulkner, William Morrison, Toni USA Literaturgeschichte Kulturkontakt (Motiv) Frankokanada
- Frankfurt am Main, Berlin, Bern, Bruxelles, New York, Oxford, Wien, 2005. 274 pp.