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Carl Clinton Van Doren

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Although by 1851 tales of adventure had begun to seem antiquated, they had rendered a large service to the course of literature: they had removed the stigma, for the most part, from the word novel.

— Carl Clinton Van Doren

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Familiar life, tending to sordidness, had been succeeded by remote life, generally idealized; historical detail had been brought in to teach readers who were being entertained.

— Carl Clinton Van Doren

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Guy Rivers, a conventional piece as regards the love affair which makes a part of the plot, is a tale of deadly strife between the laws of Georgia and a fiendish bandit.

— Carl Clinton Van Doren

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The region west of the Mississippi continued in the popular mind to be a strange land for which the reports of explorers and travellers did the work of fiction, and Cooper's Prairie had few followers.

— Carl Clinton Van Doren

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Yes, it's hard to write. But it's harder not to.

— Carl Clinton Van Doren

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About Carl Clinton Van Doren

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Carl Clinton Van Doren (September 10 1885 – July 18 1950) was a U. He earned a bachelor of arts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1907 and a doctorate from Columbia University in 1911 and continued to teach there until 1930.

S. critic and Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer. Carl Clinton Van Doren (September 10 1885 – July 18 1950) was a U.

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