Outline of American Literature

Outline of American Literature

by Kathryn Van Spanckeren


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Outline of American Literature by Kathryn Van Spanckeren

The Outline of American literature, newly revised, traces the paths of American narrative, fiction, poetry and drama as they move from pre-colonial times into the present, through such literary movements as romanticism, realism and experimentation. Contents: 1) Early American and Colonial Period to 1776. 2) Democratic Origins and Revolutionary Writers, 1776-1820. 3) The Romantic Period, 1820-1860, Essayists and Poets. 4) The Romantic Period, 1820-1860, Fiction. 5) The Rise of Realism: 1860-1914. 6) Modernism and Experimentation: 1914-1945. 7) American Poetry, 1945-1990: The Anti-Tradition. 8) American Prose, 1945-1990: Realism and Experimentation. 9) Contemporary American Poetry. 10) Contemporary American Literature.

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ISBN-13: 9781616100599
Publisher: University Press of Florida
Publication date: 09/24/2009
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 179
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

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