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How has the American Novel evolved and in what ways does it reflect an experience that is uniquely American? This site offers a comprehensive exploration of 200 years of the American novel, including in-depth information on more than 50 American novels and authors, along with the literary movements they inspired.
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THE WINGS OF THE DOVE
Henry James never presumes to know more about his characters than they know about themselves. Instead he lets them speak for themselves... "Wings" pays homage to both, while teaching us how to read the contradictory and often inscrutable language of the human heart.