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Edgar Huntley (Large Print Edition)

or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker

by Charles Brockden Brown

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages270
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9364722M
    ISBN 101426429673
    ISBN 109781426429675

    Edgar Huntley is the story of a young man who sleepwalks each night, a threat to himself and others, unable to control his baser passions. Set outside Philadelphia in , the book becomes a metaphor for the founding of a new nation. Its characters face the problems confronted by the framers of the Constitution: how to harness the irrational, passionate aspects of man's nature without Format: Paperback. Accommodation has been made to return rented books by mail if store location is closed or renter is away from campus. Owned books can also be sold back online. The Huntley Bookstore of the Claremont Colleges. Resources. Order Status HUNTLEY BOOKSTORES. CLAREMONT, CA US Phone: () ; Selected School: Claremont.

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"Edgar Huntly" represents the early American epistolary novel at its finest. It provides the opportunity to give historical and cultural insight and at the same time, does so in language that does not alienate the 21st century reader/5(23). Edgar Huntly; Or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker, With Related Texts First Edition by Charles Brockden Brown (Author)Cited by: 3.

Edgar Huntly: Or, Memoirs of a Sleepwalker Edgar Huntley book Charles Brockden Brown is an early American gothic novel originally published in Like other novels in the gothic genre, Edgar Huntly is an epistolary work, told mostly in a letter from the eponymous narrator to his fiancée, Mary Waldegrave, Edgar Huntley book three short letters between Edgar and Mr.

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Edgar Huntly: or, Memoirs of a Sleepwalker, published in by Charles Brockden Brown, is one of the earliest work of American fiction, and the first to depict the tense relationship between Americans and Indians on the ng but then adapting some of the European Gothic literary tradition, Brown replaced castles and crypts with the jagged mountains, deep vales, and echoing.

First published inCharles Brockden Brown's novel, "Edgar Huntly" is an insane masterpiece. I love Brown. I read this novel for the first time a few years ago, and thought it was about time to refresh my memory.5/5(5).

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EDGAR HUNTLY. or, MEMOIRS OF A SLEEP WALKER. CHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN. To the Public: The flattering reception that has been given, by the public, to Arthur Mervyn, has prompted the writer to solicit a continuance of the same favour, and to offer to the world a new performance.

Edgar Huntly, a young man who lives with his uncle and sisters (his only remaining family) on a farm outside Philadelphia, is determined to learn who murdered his friend Waldegrave. Walking near the elm tree under which Waldegrave was killed late one night, Huntly sees Clithero, a servant from a neighbouring farm, half-dressed, digging in the ground and weeping loudly.

Huntly concludes that. About Edgar Huntly or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker One of the first American Gothic novels, Edgar Huntly () mirrors the social and political temperaments of the postrevolutionary United States.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher. The Paperback of the Edgar Huntly; or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker. by Charles Brockden Brown at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.2/5(2).

Edgar Huntly: Or, Memoirs of a Sleep−walker VOLUME I 3. Now, by some unseen concurrence of reflections, my thoughts reverted into some degree of bitterness. Methought that to ascertain the hand who killed my friend, was not impossible, and to punish the crime was just.

That toFile Size: KB. Edgar Huntly; or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker. Charles Brockden Brown To the Public. The flattering reception that has been given, by the public, to Arthur Mervyn, has prompted the writer to solicit a continuance of the same favour, and to offer to the world a new performance.

In Edgar Huntly, we find Charles Brockden Brown at the apogee of his career as published novelist returning to the subject of psychic imbalance with which he had embarked on it less than a year earlier in between had come the two novels (Ormond and Arthur Mervyn) treating embattled innocence exposed to the pressures of urban sophisticates and a raging pestilence.

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The resultant action-thriller with intense drama is a page-turner that monopolizes the reader's attention.

Charles Brockden Brown published Edgar Huntly in10 years after the ratification of the Constitution. Its narrative transpires around the revolutionary city of Philadelphia. The book traces the exploits of Edgar Huntly, a rational man whose investigation of a murder sends him spiraling into irrationality.

This irrationalityFile Size: KB. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Edgar Huntly; or, Memoirs of a Sleep-Walker by Charles Brockden Brown - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.What would you do if everything you thought you knew about yourself turned out to be wrong?

That's the premise at the center of Charles Brockden Brown's novel Edgar Huntly, which centers on a protagonist who is determined to solve a mysterious murder case -- only to find out that he himself may not be as innocent as he once supposed.