|CRIME CLASSICS: The Mystery Story from Poe to the Present, Viking, 1990
Co-edited with Mary Rose Sullivan, this anthology of mystery stories traces the genre's development from Edgar Allan Poe to contemporary times. A critical introduction and notes help the reader place the stories in history and clarify their various contributions to the genre.
|SUCCESS IN AMERICA: The Yeoman Dream and the Industrial Revolution, University of Massachusetts Press, 1976
A study of the concept of success in America at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution in the early Nineteenth Century. Materials looked at include children's homiletic literature, newspapers of the period, and the works of Nathaniel Hawthorne. The image of the bucolic yeoman is traced at it is transformed into the Yeoman Mechanic.
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