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Author:
Tony Tanner
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978-0521065993
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0521065992
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Cambridge University Press; y First printing edition (January 2, 1965)
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The Reign of Wonder: Naivety and Reality in American Literature. March 1966 · American Literature. Essays on Determinism in American Literature.

Naivety and Reality in American Literature TONY TANNER. The Reign of Wonder is the best English study of American literature to have appeared for a great many years. It is thorough, stimulating and well-written. This book starts with the Mafia in Sicily and traces the involve-ment of Italians in crime in America from the 1880s until the Second World War, with an added section giving a survey of developments during the past thirty years.

TONY TANNER, The Reign of Wonder: Naivety and Reality in American Literature (Cambridge: Cup, 1965). EDMUND WILSON, Patriotic Gore: Studies in the Literature of the American Civil War (New York: Oup, 1962). YVOR WINTERS, In Defense of Reason, third edn, (Denver: Alan Swallow, 1937). Mauie’s Curse’ discusses Hawthorne, Cooper, Melville, Poe, Emerson, Dickinson, Henry James, et. oogle Scholar. Cite this chapter as: Walker M. (1983) Renaissance. In: The Literature of the United States of America. Macmillan History of Literature.

The adopted attitude towards reality and experience in American literature tends to be one of wonder and cultivated naivety rather than analysis and judgement.

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The adopted attitude towards reality and experience in American literature tends to be one of wonder and cultivated naivety rather than analysis and judgement. In this book, Dr Tanner offers some reasons for this and seeks to demonstrate the peculiar importance of wonder in American literature, by examining a number of key writers and showing how they confronted and assimilated reality at the same time he considers some of the difficulties incurred by this approach and studies its effects on American style.