The Resource Arthur Mervyn, or, Memoirs of the year 1793 : first and second parts, by Charles Brockden Brown ; edited by Sydney J. Krause and S.W. Reid, (electronic resource)

Arthur Mervyn, or, Memoirs of the year 1793 : first and second parts, by Charles Brockden Brown ; edited by Sydney J. Krause and S.W. Reid, (electronic resource)

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Arthur Mervyn, or, Memoirs of the year 1793 : first and second parts
Title
Arthur Mervyn, or, Memoirs of the year 1793
Title remainder
first and second parts
Statement of responsibility
by Charles Brockden Brown ; edited by Sydney J. Krause and S.W. Reid
Title variation
  • Arthur Mervyn
  • Memoirs of the year 1793
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Language
eng
Summary
Charles Brockden Brown (1771-1810) was our first American novelist. The earliest citizen of the young nation to support himself by 'the profession of literature,' Brown used the American scene as background for his fiction. Arthur Mervyn, his third published novel, has long puzzled students and scholars with its seeming diffuseness, resulting from its original serial publication. Critics agree, however, that the power of this novel lies not so much in its portrait of 'right virtue,' which was Brown's primary aim, as in its realistic descriptions of the yellow fever epidemic and the ensuing panic that swept Philadelphia in the summer of 1793. The ambiguities of Arthur Mervyn's character and the precarious nature of the revolutionary 1790s make this novel a particularly apt subject for lively discussion and future scholarship and make this revised edition an excellent classroom text. This paperback edition reprints the novel's text and historical overview of Volume III of the highly regarded Bicentennial Edition of The Novels of Charles Brockden Brown, edited by Sydney J. Krause and S. W. Reid, and includes an updated editorial note and bibliography
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digitized
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
813/.2
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government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS1134
LC item number
.A32 2002
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Arthur Mervyn, or, Memoirs of the year 1793 : first and second parts, by Charles Brockden Brown ; edited by Sydney J. Krause and S.W. Reid, (electronic resource)
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Arthur Mervyn, or, Memoirs of the year 1793 : first and second parts, by Charles Brockden Brown ; edited by Sydney J. Krause and S.W. Reid, (electronic resource)
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 478-479)
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black and white
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ocn606820533
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Edition
1st pbk. rev. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (479 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612773315
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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Other physical details
ill., map.
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  • preservation
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Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
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remote
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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