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USA LITERATURE in BRIEF

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USA Literature in Brief pinpoints and describes the contributions to American literature of some of the best-recognized American poets, novelists, philosophers and dramatists from pre-Colonial days through the present. Major literary figures are discussed in detail, as are their major works. Brief discussions of cultural periods and movements such as romanticism, modernism, and transcendentalism put individuals in context and lend perspective. This condensed version of Outline of American... More
Material Type: Open Textbook
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: November 17, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 10, 2014
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Submitter: Judy Baker
Keywords: Ernest Hemingway, Annie Proulx, Emily Dickinson, Ralph Ellison, te, Billy Collins, Toni Morrison, Norman Mailer, Eudora Welty, T.S. Eliot, Sherman Alexie, Henry James, Allen Ginsberg, John Updike, Walt Whitman, Saul Bellow, Henry David Thoreau, students, Tennessee Williams, U.S. literature, Robert Frost, literature, American literature, James Fenimore Cooper, biography, Mark Twain, Louise Glück, John Cheever, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Amy Tan, Eugene O'Neill, Herman Melville, Ralph Waldo Emerson, William Faulkner

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Primary Audience: College General Ed
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Language: Portuguese, French, English, Russian, Spanish
Material Version: 2007
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