Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Richardson” in chapter 1 of Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I:
... little vestibule before the wide edifice which contains the writers who flourished through the middle years of the nineteenth century-Hawthorne is the latest novelist who receives extended notice.
Richardson was not immune from the influence of the Zeitgeist of the eighties.
What he does is, in short, to create the idea of what we may call the American Victorian Age, before and after which there is lit...
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