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What does GAN stand for?

GAN stands for Great American Novel


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The "Great American Novel" is the concept of a novel that shows the culture of the United States of America at a specific time. It is presumed to be written by an...
Critics said the Great American Novel was dead. Then David Foster Wallace and Jonathan Franzen burst onto the scene
Every couple years somebody writes a book that gets called "the Great American Novel." So which actually is? Fitzgerald, Twain, Chabon, or somebody less obvious?
Mark Twain's Huckleberry Finn In every generation writers joke about writing the "great American novel." But Mark Twain really did.
Publisher's Weekly has asked readers to identify the Great American Novel. Fun! While we have no beef with the books on their list, we did notice that only two of the...
Cheryl Strayed and Adam Kirsch try to get to the bottom of our long-running obsession with the Great American Novel.