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A history of American literature...

by Fred L. Pattee

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Published in [n. p.] .
Written in English


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LC ClassificationsPS92 .P4 1896
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
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Open LibraryOL24831650M
LC Control Number82043970

About the Journal. American Literature has been regarded since its inception as the preeminent periodical in its field. Each issue contains articles covering the works of several American authors—from colonial to contemporary—as well as an extensive book review section; a “Brief Mention” section offering citations of new editions and reprints, collections, anthologies, and other.   Every school system and teacher have different methods for choosing the novels that students read each year of high school. Here is a list detailing some of the most frequently taught American Literature novels in classrooms today.

  A Brief History of American Literature offers students and general readers a concise and up-to-date history of the full range of American writing from its origins until the present day.; Represents the only up-to-date concise history of American literature Covers fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction, as well as looking at other forms of literature including folktales, spirituals, the.   Richard Gray is Professor of Literature at the University of Essex and former Distinguished Visiting Professor at a number of universities in the United States. He is the first specialist in American literature to be elected a Fellow of the British Academy and has published over a dozen books on the topic, including the award-winning Writing the South: Ideas of an American Region .

Like other national literatures, American literature was shaped by the history of the country that produced it. For almost a century and a half, America was merely a group of colonies scattered along the eastern seaboard of the North American continent—colonies from which a few hardy souls tentatively ventured westward. Get this from a library! A history of American literature. [Richard J Gray] -- "Updated throughout and with much new material, A History of American Literature, Second Edition, is the most up-to-date and comprehensive survey available of the myriad forms of American Literature.


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A history of American literature.. by Fred L. Pattee Download PDF EPUB FB2

"This book is the first comprehensive, single volume history of American literature since The Columbia Literary History of the United States edited by Elliott Emory and published sixteen years by:   Notable authors of American literature include: John Smith, who wrote some of its earliest works; Phillis Wheatley, who wrote the first African American book; Edgar Allan Poe, a standout of the Romantic era; Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, a celebrated poet; Emily Dickinson, a woman who wrote poetry at a time when the field was largely dominated by men; Mark Twain, a master of humour and realism; Ernest Hemingway.

First published inA History of American Literature is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed surveys of American literature from pre-Columbian times /5(8). A Brief History of American Literature offers students and general readers a concise and up-to-date history of the full range of American writing from its origins until the present day.

• Represents the only up-to-date concise history of American literature. What are some good books on history of American literature. The most comprehensive and up-to-date history of American literature available today Covers fiction, poetry, drama, and non-fiction, as well as other forms of literature including folktale, spirituals, the Explores the plural character.

The American Publishing Company, The history of American literature stretches across more than years. It can be divided into five major periods, each of which has unique characteristics, notable authors, and representative works.

The Colonial and Early National Period (17th century to ). A high school study of American literature (prose, poetry, and drama) from to present day. With this rich curriculum, your homeschool student will learn about the classic books and writers that make up the American literary canon and their contexts – learning from a strong biblical worldview.

Provides thorough college-prep coverage of literature and literary analysis. If you want to learn more about American history you have countless books to choose from. The problem is that most American history books focus on just a few topics, such as the American Revolution and the Civil War, while ignoring other topics that also helped shaped American culture.

I’ve compiled a list of books on American history that I feel are must-reads for every history. The American Literature text book is broken down into five time periods.

The Colonial Age; The Age of Reason & Revolution; The Romantic Age; The Age of Realism; The Modern Age; The breakdown of categories for the ages of literature make a perfect outline for teaching United States History with American Literature. We’ve been taking full.

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A History of American Literature - Richard Gray, Richard J. Gray - Google Books. This major new history of American literature from pre-Columbian times to the present is. Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 1 edition (Febru ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Customer Reviews: out of 5 stars Cited by: 7.

American literature has its clichés—J.D. Salinger’s hyped-to-death Catcher in the Rye, Hemingway’s “muscular” prose, perennial reading-list mainstays like To Kill A Mockingbird—but at its best, it is an expression of national is by turns rugged, itinerant, haunted, and even holy.

The following books have in common that the entirety of American history exists between. American literature Colonial literature. Because of the large immigration to New England in the s, the articulation of Puritan ideals, Post-independence.

In the post-war period, Thomas Jefferson established his place in American literature through his Unique American style. After the War. A Brief History of American Literature offers students and general readers a concise and up-to-date history of the full range of American writing from its origins until the present day.; Represents the only up-to-date concise history of American literature ; Covers fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction, as well as looking at other forms of literature including folktales, spirituals, the.

AMERICAN LITERATURE 1. The Colonial Period (–) Native Americans, the first inhabitants of the continent, did not develop anything we can call “literature” – their stories and poems were spread orally, which means the American literally history begins with the age of colonialism.

Over classic books and novels you can read free online. The library includes the greatest books of all time, including; Moby Dick, The Call of the Wild, The Prince and the Pauper, The Red Badge of Courage, The Awakening, Little Women, The Scarlet Letter, The Secret Garden, White Fang, Babbit, Daisy Miller, David Copperfield, Oliver Twist and hundreds of other classic novels.

Overview. History of American Literature by Reuben Post Halleck. Excerpt. CHAPTER I COLONIAL LITERATURE. RELATION TO ENGLISH LITERATURE.-The literature produced in that part of America known as the United States did not begin as an independent literature. The early colonists were Englishmen who brought with them their own language, books, and modes of : Reuben Post Halleck.

History of American literature. [Reuben Post Halleck] -- This volume describes the greatest achievements in American literature, from the earliest times to the present. Special attention has been paid to the individual works of great authors, but also to.

A Brief History of American Literature offers students and general readers a concise and up-to-date history of the full range of American writing from its origins until the present day.

• Represents the only up-to-date concise history of American literature • Covers fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction, as well as looking at other forms of literature including folktales, spirituals, the Format: Hardcover.

A Brief History of American Literature offers students and general readers a concise and up-to-date history of the full range of American writing from its origins until the present day.; Represents the only up-to-date concise history of American literature Covers fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction, as well as looking at other forms of literature including folktales, spirituals, the Format: Paperback.The US History: The American past in Books is a thorough list covering nearly all of the American experience.

The list begins with several general histories (the first book is an excellent US history textbook) before chronologically passing through every period of American history from start to finish, then ending on the history of US.