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American literature from the 1850s to 1945 [electronic resource] / edited by Adam Augustyn.

Augustyn, Adam, 1979- (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781615302345 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 1615302344 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : ill.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Britannica Educational Pub., c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Book cover; title; copyright; contents; introduction; chapter 1 from the civil war to 1914; chapter 2 american naturalism; chapter 3 novelists and short-story writers during the world wars; chapter 4 drama and poetry from 1914 to 1945; epilogue; glossary; bibliography; index.
Summary, etc.: Weaving together imagination and social commentary, the literature of a nation is often the most effective way to understand the ethos of its people at any given time. The written word offers a sharpened lens through which readers can perceive the world they inhabit, so as to better comprehend personal or universal truths. This captivating series presents major authors, poets, and texts from the world over, immersing students in the life stories of authors that are often as engaging as the narratives these writers have crafted. Discussions on significant literary movements place the works in s.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
Subject: American literature > 19th century > History and criticism.
American literature > 20th century > History and criticism.
American literature > 19th century > Bio-bibliography.
American literature > 20th century > Bio-bibliography.
LITERARY CRITICISM > American > General.
Genre: Electronic books.

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