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Major American writers.

Howard Mumford Jones

Major American writers.

Edited by Howard Mumford Jones and Ernest E. Leisy.

by Howard Mumford Jones

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Published by Harcourt, Brace in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American literature (Selections: Extracts, etc.)

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS507 J6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1528p.
    Number of Pages1528
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17303040M

    After the American Renaissance, the Modern Period is the second most influential and artistically rich age of American writing. Its major writers include such powerhouse poets as E.E. Cummings, Robert Frost, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore, Langston Hughes, Carl Sandburg, T.S. Eliot, Wallace Stevens, and Edna St. Vincent Millay.   The first genuine American philosophical movement, transcendentalism, rose out of the romanticist literary tradition. These writers, including Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, believed intuition and conscience were more important teachers of truth than experience and information gained from the senses. The movement was born in.

    Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Writers of English: Major Modern Black American Writers Writers of English: Lives and Works (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!   So we decided to write our own lists of “12 Greatest American Authors,” taking into consideration influence, stylistic brilliance, and many other factors that made us love particular writers. Unlike Bloom, we didn’t restrict “American” to the United States, but included all of North, South, and Central : Rachel Cordasco.

    American literature is often divided into five major periods: The Colonial and Early National period (17th century to ) The Romantic period ( to ) Realism and Naturalism ( to ) The Modernist period ( to ) The Contemporary period ( to present). African-American Literature is the sub-category of American Literature that includes work produced in the United States by writers of African descent and directly pertains to the experiences and viewpoints of African-Americans. In this collection, we also include works by authors such as Harriet Beecher Stowe.


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