7 edition of Literaure in America found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PS88 .C65 1989, PS88 .C65 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 587 p. :|
|Number of Pages||587|
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A searing book of essays by one of America’s favorite authors, this influential text from the emerging civil rights movement details intersectionality between race, religion, and more. American literature refers to works of literature written in the English language in America. Since, America was a series of British colonies on the Eastern coast of the present day United States, it's literary tradition began as linked to the bro.
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The entire span of American literature, in all its variety, from the early seventeenth-century to the late s, is vividly recorded in this authoritative book. Professor Conn summarises the distinctive achievement of the novelists, poets, playwrights, and prose writers who together make up the fabric of America's literary heritage/5(5).
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American literature, the body of written works produced in the English language in the United States. Winnie the Pooh, The Hobbit, The Chronicles of Narnia, and the works of Roald Dahl came out of Britain, and America produced authors like Laura Ingalls Wilder, Dr.
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The popular reporter's memoir explores the complicated relationship between the Irish and alcohol. The collection of Hispanic literature includes the works of Rudolfo Anaya, Sandra Cisneros, Micol Ostow, Tomas Rivera, Richard Rodriguez and Oscar Zeta Acosta.
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