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date: 18 September 2019

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This article examines the relationship between literature and the news, particularly how literature speaks to its contemporary situation. It investigates the connection of novels, ranging from George Lippard's popular works to the literary-minded productions authored by Henry James, to the explosion of newspapers and the daily events reported in their pages. The article also highlights the efforts of authors to assert the currency of their work by insisting on its relevance.

Keywords: literature, news, George Lippard, literary-minded productions, Henry James, newspapers

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