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The literature of the United States.

Walter Blair

The literature of the United States.

by Walter Blair

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Published by Scott, Foresman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature.,
  • American literature -- History and criticism.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS507 .B527 1957
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1378 p.
    Number of Pages1378
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6217751M
    LC Control Number57000975
    OCLC/WorldCa270031

    History. During the s, a very prevalent form of book censorship in the United States was book October , William Pynchon's pamphlet, The Meritorious Price of Our Redemption, was criticized and promptly burned by the Puritan book burning in Boston, Massachusetts is often referred to and even considered the "first book burning in America". The United States in Literature book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(6).

    Literature of the United States. African-American literature, like African-American culture in general, was born out of the harsh realities of black life in North gh the African presence in the Americas preceded both slavery and its predecessor, indentured service (which began for blacks in North America with the landing of nineteen Africans from a Dutch ship at Jamestown. Read this book on Questia. Expansion of the network of railways in the United States had by reached a point which made possible large-scale exploitation of .

    Southern literature (sometimes called the literature of the American South) is defined as American literature about the Southern United States or by writers from this region. Traditionally, the study of southern literature has emphasized a common Southern history, the significance of family, a sense of community and one's role within it, a sense of justice, the region's dominant religion. A celebratory survey of works by Latinos, Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States presents images of authors, books, movie stills, public presentations, and illustrations. It is based on an original exhibition at the University of Houston Library that documented a quarter century of Hispanic publishing in the United States.


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OCLC Number: Description: pages 19 cm. Contents: Colonial America --America and Europe: The Problems of Independence --Independence: The First Fruits (Irving, Cooper, Poe) --New England's Day (Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne) --Melville and Whitman --More New Englanders (The Brahmin Poets and Historians) --American Humour and the Rise of the West (Mark Twain) --Minor .ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 20 cm.

Contents: Introduction --Colonial America --Promises and problems of independence --A trio of gentlemen: Irving, Cooper, Poe --New England's day: Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne --Melville and Whitman --More New Englanders: the Brahmin poets and historians --American humour and the rise .The rich variety of literature flourished as the land was colonised and cultivated.

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