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The inadvertent epic : from Uncle Tom's cabin to Roots / Leslie A. Fiedler ; with an introduction by Barrie Hayne.

1st Touchstone ed.. New York : Simon and Schuster, [1980] .
ISBN 0671253719, 0671253727

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George Washington
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Subjects African Americans in literature.
American fiction -- History and criticism.
American fiction.
Epic literature, American -- History and criticism.
Epic literature, American.
Littérature épique américaine -- Histoire et critique.
Paralittérature -- États-Unis -- Histoire et critique.
Popular literature -- United States -- History and criticism.
Popular literature.
Race relations in literature.
Roman américain -- Histoire et critique.
Slavery in literature.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896. Uncle Tom's cabin.
Uncle Tom's cabin (Stowe, Harriet Beecher)
United States.
Description 85 pages ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date [1980]
Notes "A Touchstone book."
"The Inadvertent Epic is based on a five-part radio broadcast of the 1978 Massey lectures ..."--Title page verso.
Also issued online.
Contents Uncle Tom's cabin: the invisible masterpiece -- Uncle Tom as white mother -- The anti-tom novel and the first great war: Thomas Dixon Jr. and D.W. Griffith -- The anti-Tom novel and the great depression: Margaret Mitchell's Gone with the wind -- Anti-anti-Tom novels and the decline of the American empire: Alex Haley's Roots.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)13788914
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Fiedler, Leslie A.
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