VanSpanckeren, Kathryn, Clack, George, United States Department of State
This is a condensed version of The Outline of American literature. Newly revised, it 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 Writing. 2) Literary Independence. 3) New England Romanticism. 4) The First Great Novelists. 5) The Rise of Realism. 6) Modernism and Experimentation. 7) The Flowering of the Individual.
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