Herman Melville

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The Best 19th-Century American Novels, recommended by Nathan Wolff

In the novels of the 19th century, the United States comes alive with all its contradictions and complications. Nathan Wolff, a professor of English at Tufts and author of Not Quite Hope and Other Political Emotions in the Gilded Ageintroduces us to his picks of the best 19th-century American novels, including two works of historical fiction and a memoir that influenced the novel form.

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