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USA Literature in Brief by Kathryn VanSpanckeren

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USA Literature in Brief
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Publisher: U. S. Department of State
ISBN/ASIN: B004P8JSW4
Number of pages: 56

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The book 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.

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