Frank Norris

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Regarded as the first important naturalist writer of the United States, Frank Norris wrote modern masterpieces such as ‘McTeague’ and ‘The Octopus’, adopting a humanitarian ideal and utilising the novel as an agent for social betterment. Norris strove to free American fiction from the prevalent historical romance of his times, seeking instead more serious themes, while presenting an authentic and highly readable picture of life in turn of the century California. For the first time in digital publishing, this comprehensive eBook presents Norris’ complete works, with numerous illustrations, informative introductions and a treasure trove of Delphi bonus material. (Version 1)

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* Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Norris’ life and works
* Original introductions to the novels and other texts
* ALL 7 novels, with individual contents tables
* Images of how the books were first published, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts
* Excellent formatting of the texts
* Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the short stories
* Rare short stories from ‘The Wave’ and other periodicals, appearing in digital print for the first time
* Easily locate the short stories you want to read
* Features the rare verse saga YVERNELLE – available in no other collection
* Includes Norris’ non-fiction – spend hours exploring the author’s varied articles and sketches
* Special ‘Contextual Pieces’ section, with contemporary articles, reviews and essays evaluating Norris’ works
* Features a bonus biography by the author’s brother – discover Norris’ literary life
* Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres

CONTENTS:

The Novels
MORAN OF THE “LADY LETTY”
MCTEAGUE
BLIX
A MAN’S WOMAN
THE OCTOPUS: A STORY OF CALIFORNIA
THE PIT
VANDOVER AND THE BRUTE

The Shorter Fiction
A DEAL IN WHEAT AND OTHER STORIES OF THE NEW AND OLD WEST
A JOYOUS MIRACLE
THE THIRD CIRCLE AND OTHER STORIES
UNCOLLECTED SHORT STORIES

The Short Stories
LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER
LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER

The Poetry
YVERNELLE
The Non-Fiction
THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE NOVELIST: AND OTHER LITERARY ESSAYS
ARTICLES AND SKETCHES

The Contextual Pieces
LIST OF ARTICLES, ESSAYS AND REVIEWS

The Biography
FRANK NORRIS by Charles G. Norris

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