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Andrew Delbanco

Andrew Delbanco is the author of The Death of Satan: How Americans Have Lost the Sense of Evil, Required Reading: Why Our American Classics Matter Now, and The Real American Dream: A Meditation on Hope, all of which were New York Times Notable Books. The Puritan Ordeal won the Lionel Trilling Award from Columbia University. He has edited Writing New England, The Portable Abraham Lincoln, volume two of The Sermons of Ralph Waldo Emerson (with Teresa Toulouse), and, with Alan Heimert, The Puritans in America. His essays appear regularly in The New York Review of Books, The New Republic, The New... Read More

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Melville
Written by Andrew Delbanco
Vintage | Trade Paperback | September 2006
$17.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-70297-6 (0-375-70297-0)

If Dickens was nineteenth-century London personified, Herman Melville was the quintessential American. With a historian’s perspective and a critic’s insight, award-winning author Andrew Delbanco marvelously demonstrates that Melville was very much a man of his era and that he recorded — in his books, letters, and marginalia; and in conversations with... Read more






Sister Carrie
Written by Theodore Dreiser, Introduction by Andrew Delbanco
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | March 1999
$14.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-375-75321-3 (0-375-75321-4)

Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time

"Theodore Dreiser is a man who, with the passage of time, is bound to loom larger and larger in the awakening aesthetic consciousness of America. Among all of our prose writers he is one of the few... Read more





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