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This A-Z, cross-referenced and illustrated identify offers a special evaluate of the serious interval that spans the early nationwide period in the course of the Civil struggle, and which witnessed the beginning of a very American literature. The set positive aspects greater than 250 survey entries. matters contain: political issues (Manifest future, Underground Railroad); rules in context (Transcendentalism); values (Sentimentalism, Mourning); genres (Dime Novels, Oratory); renowned leisure (Theatre); publishing (Harper's Monthly, Editors); works of literature and nonfiction ("Hiawatha," "Life within the Iron Mills"); and lots more and plenty extra. The research of quite a lot of classics in American literature, considered as cultural and historic files, cultivates severe talents in analyzing texts from a number of views, together with aesthetic, biographical, social, historic, racial and gendered. besides its spouse name at the interval overlaying 1870 to 1920, this set presents a finished evaluate of a key century in American old and literary reviews.
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