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Arthur Mervyn Or Memoirs of the Year 1793 by Charles Brockden Brown

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Published by BiblioBazaar .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography : General,
  • Reference / General,
  • Reference,
  • Fiction - Fantasy

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages406
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11881453M
ISBN 101426493428
ISBN 109781426493423

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The rest of the book continues on after the storytelling, with Mervyn keeping Dr. Stevens informed either in person or via letters of the continuing adventures, all of which revolve around a tightly knit network of people. Arthur Mervyn is a country boy who lived with his father and their servant, Betty, on . Summary text - Arthur Mervyn is the story of a young man from the country who arrives in a city stricken with Yellow Fever. He soon comes down with the illness and is rescued by a kindly doctor. Arthur tells the doctor and his wife the story of his life, thereby gaining the doctor’s confidence and good will. Arthur Mervyn; or, Memoirs of the Year , published in by Philadelphia native Charles Brockden Brown (), became one of the most influential works of American and Philadelphia Gothic literature. The novel recalls the yellow fever epidemic (August–October ), which transformed Philadelphia into a place of chaos. ARTHUR MERVYN; OR, MEMOIRS OF THE YEAR BY CHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN. "Fielding, Richardson, and Scott occupied pedestals. In a niche was deposited the bust of our countryman, the author of 'Arthur Mervyn.'" Nathaniel Hawthorne. PHILADELPHIA: DAVID McKAY, PUBLISHER, 23 South Ninth Street.

Arthur Mervyn was published in and respectively. It reflects several aspects of the age in which Brockden Brown wrote the aftermath of the French Revolution was still being felt in America. ARTHUR MERVYN Download Arthur Mervyn ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to ARTHUR MERVYN book pdf for free now. Set during the epic Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic of , Charles Brockden Brown's classic gothic novel Arthur Mervyn; or, Memoirs of the Year connects the outbreak with the upheavals of the revolutionary era and the murderous financial networks of Atlantic slavery. Book Overview: Arthur Mervyn is the story of a young man from the country who arrives in a city stricken with Yellow Fever. He soon comes down with the illness and is rescued by a kindly doctor. Arthur tells the doctor and his wife the story of his life, thereby gaining the doctor’s confidence and good will/5().