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Genre Fiction
  • Author:
    Philip Barnard,Charles Brockden Brown
  • ISBN:
    0872209229
  • ISBN13:
    978-0872209220
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    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (March 15, 2008)
  • Pages:
    488 pages
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    Genre Fiction
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Charles Brockden Brown is considered the man who brought Gothic literature to America. Before him, Gothic novels were set in European ruined castles and moors.

Charles Brockden Brown is considered the man who brought Gothic literature to America. Brown brought them to the towns and villages of America, but retained the Gothic feel that people of the time enjoyed so much. Arthur Mervyn" was one of his most popular novels. When Dr. Stevens finds a young man sitting alone in Phildelphia, he takes pity on him and invites him into his home. The young man's name is Arthur Mervyn and he is suffering from yellow fever, an illness that has swept through the city. In Dr. Stevens' care, Arthur becomes well again.

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Set during the epic Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic of 1793, Charles Brockden Brown's classic gothic novel Arthur Mervyn; o. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

He is the most frequently studied and republished practitioner of the "early American novel," or the US novel between 1789 and roughly 1820.

This vital text is essential reading for anyone interested in the origins of the United States

This vital text is essential reading for anyone interested in the origins of the United States. Emory Elliott, University Professor, University of. Set during the epic Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic of 1793, Charles Brockden Brown's classic gothic novel Arthur Mervyn; or, Memoirs of the Year 1793 connects the outbreak with the upheavals of the revolutionary era and the murderous financial networks of Atlantic slavery.

Charles brockden brown. Fielding, Richardson, and Scott occupied pedestals. In a niche wasdeposited the bust of our countryman, the author of 'Arthur Mervyn. Philadelphia: david mckay, publisher, 23 south ninth street. The evils of pestilence by which this city has lately been afflictedwill probably form an era in its history. The schemes of reformation andimprovement to which they will give birth, or, if no efforts of humanwisdom can avail to avert the periodical visitations of this calamity,the change in manners and population which.

by. Brown, Charles Brockden, 1771-1810. A novel describing Philadelphia during the yellow fever epidemic in 1793. The author was a Quaker. Evans (1799, 1800): 35243, 37053.

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b) Arthur Mervyn; or, Memoirs of the Year 1793, Second Part (September 1800). Clara Howard; In a Series of Letters (June 1801). Jane Talbot; A Novel (December 1801). Revising Charles Brockden Brown: Culture, Politics, and Sexuality in the Early Republic. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2004. Works by Charles Brockden Brown at Project Gutenberg. Works by or about Charles Brockden Brown at Internet Archive.

Set during the epic Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic of 1793, Charles Brockden Brown's classic gothic novel Arthur Mervyn; or, Memoirs of the Year 1793 connects the outbreak with the upheavals of the revolutionary era and the murderous financial networks of Atlantic slavery.

Charles Brockden Brown (1771-1810) is an important figure in Gothic . Philip Barnard is Professor in the Department of English at the University of Kansas.

Set during the epic Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic of 1793, Charles Brockden Brown's classic gothic vel Arthur Mervyn; or, Memoirs of the Year 1793 connects the outbreak with the upheavals of the revolutionary era and the murderous financial networks of Atlantic slavery. He was born in Pennsylvania to a Quaker family and originally trained to become a lawyer.

Set during the epic Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic of 1793, Charles Brockden Brown's classic gothic novel Arthur Mervyn; or, Memoirs of the Year 1793 connects the outbreak with the upheavals of the revolutionary era and the murderous financial networks of Atlantic slavery.

This edition of Arthur Mervyn offers selections from key contemporary texts as well as excerpts from Brown's own writings on slavery, race, and the uses of history in fiction.